Cocoa & Sugar

Barry Callebaut passes cocoa price fluctuations onto customers for most of its business. Photo: BC

Q1 results

Low cocoa prices dent strong Q1 for Barry Callebaut

By Oliver Nieburg

Barry Callebaut has reported sales volume growth above the global chocolate market in the first three months of fiscal 2017/18, but lower cocoa prices saw its revenues slightly decline.

Sunny Verghese, co-founder/CEO of Olam International.

Olam International CEO to chair WBCSD

By Jenny Eagle

Sunny Verghese, co-founder/CEO of Olam International, a leading supplier of cocoa beans, has become chair of The World Business Commission for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) this week, replacing Paul Polman, CEO, Unilever.

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