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Barry Callebaut inaugurates chocolate factory in Novi Sad, Serbia

The Barry Callebaut Group, manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, officially inaugurated its new chocolate factory in Novi Sad, Serbia’s second largest city. Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić was present at the inauguration, on the invitation of Peter Boone, CEO of the Barry Callebaut Group. The visit, including an inauguration ceremony and a factory tour, …

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South

South African raisin industry guided by sustainability

Raisins South Africa, the non-for-profit organisation that represents over 1000 raisin farmers, has announced that their strategic focus is guided by two main pillars of sustainability: good corporate governance and economic resilience. Raisins South Africa has reported that their overall business objectives adhere to the Triple Bottom Line (TBL) concept, an idea developed by John …

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Cadbury

Vegan Cadbury bar to launch in the UK and Ireland

From November 2021, Cadbury Plant Bar, a plant-based alternative to the nation’s favourite chocolate, Cadbury Dairy Milk, will be available to buy nationwide. The new bar, which will sit alongside the standard bar on shelves, underscores Mondelēz International’s ongoing commitment to offering consumers greater choice. Developed over two years at Mondelez International’s Global Centre of …

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Love

Love Cocoa launches luxury charity advent calendar

Love Cocoa has launched a new Luxury Chocolate Truffle Charity Advent Calendar as part of its 2021 Christmas Collection. This year’s incarnation is a completely truffle-tastic, grown-up chocolate affair benefitting two very important causes. All profits from the sale of the calendars will go directly to NHS Charities Together. This charity funds key projects that …

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Christoph

Christoph Goppelsroeder nominated for election to Board of Directors

Christoph Goppelsroeder, former President and CEO of DSM Nutritional Products, is being proposed to the Bühler shareholders as a new member of Bühler Group’s Board of Directors at an extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting on October 8, 2021. At its upcoming extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting on October 8, 2021, Bühler will add Christoph Goppelsroeder as a …

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Spoons

HAPPi ’s continued development to its portfolio with new accolades

Targeting flexitarians looking for a delicious, rich and indulgent hot chocolate, Oat M!lk chocolate brand, HAPPi has now launched its new Hot Chocolate Spoons. Perfect for the upcoming cold snap, the new Hot Chocolate Spoons are available in two delicious flavours: Plain M!lk and Salted Caramel and can be stirred into any warmed coconut, oat, …

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Divine

Divine Chocolate debuts refreshed branding and #JoinTheChocolateRevolution Campaign

Divine Chocolate, the world’s first and only Fairtrade, B-Corp certified, and co-owned-by-farmers chocolate company, is proud to debut refreshed branding that features vibrant new packaging and a powerful call to action for chocolate lovers worldwide to help end exploitation in the cocoa industry. Encircled by the tagline “every bar directly improves the lives of farmers,” …

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Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut announces change in executive committee

The Board of Directors has appointed Rogier van Sligter, currently Co-President EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa), sole President EMEA, effective October 1, 2021, following Andrew Fleming’s decision to pursue new career opportunities outside the Barry Callebaut Group. Rogier van Sligter (born 1973, Dutch national) joined Barry Callebaut in 2004 as Account Manager. Prior to starting his …

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Quality

Quality Street and John Lewis announce the return of pick and mix

Quality Street and John Lewis announce the return of in-store pick and mix stations, plus a brand new exclusive sweet for 2021. The new Crème Caramel Crisp sweet, which will only be available in participating John Lewis stores, has an indulgent crème caramel flavour which is perfectly complemented by crispy biscuit pieces. Coated in mouth-watering …

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