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Barry Callebaut completes $30m investment in North American facilities

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Barry Callebaut's $30m investment in North American facilities will increase its output. Pic: ©GettyImages/PatrickHutter
Barry Callebaut's $30m investment in North American facilities will increase its output. Pic: ©GettyImages/PatrickHutter

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Barry Callebaut has completed a $30m expansion of its three facilities across North America to support its customers, who produce specialty food products.

These facilities are located in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec; Chatham, Ontario; and St. Albans, Vermont, according to the chocolate and cocoa supplier.

The company noted the expansions included increased footprint and enhanced capabilities.

“Recent investments in the St. Hyacinthe facility include both an additional liquid chocolate line as well as enhanced capabilities for the production of dairy-free chocolates,”​ it said.

“In the Chatham factory, [we have] introduced additional liquid storage capacity to expand the variety of products available to customers,”​ added Barry Callebaut. “At the St. Albans location, the company has expanded the building footprint and enhanced its capabilities for making colored and flavored compounds.”

Peter Boone, CEO and president of Barry Callebaut Americas, said: “We [will] continue to invest in our product portfolio and manufacturing capabilities.

“The completion of these investments demonstrates our commitment to a high level of service and product availability for our expanding customer base.”

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