Mergers & Acquisitions

Barry Callebaut completes acquisition of Europe Chocolate Company

By Anthony Myers contact

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Pic: The Barry Callebaut Group
Pic: The Barry Callebaut Group

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Takeover will strengthen Barry Callebaut’s manufacturing capabilities in the growing market of highly customized chocolate specialties and decorations.

First announced in June​, The Barry Callebaut Group has confirmed that it has successfully closed the acquisition of Europe Chocolate Company (ECC), a Belgian privately-owned B2B manufacturer of chocolate specialties and decorations.

The integration of ECC has already begun, and the company’s unique know-how and highly flexible manufacturing facility will help Barry Callebaut “to supply a wide variety of customers with highly customized chocolate specialties and decorations​,” said Wim Debedts, Vice President Food Manufacturers Western Europe at Barry Callebaut.

The parties have agreed not to disclose any financial details of the transaction, which was first announced on 24 June, 2021.

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