Posts Tagged ‘Barry Callebaut’

Unilever launches Magnum Ruby in the UK

Unilever announced launch of Magnum Ruby

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever has launched a ruby chocolate version of its Magnum ice cream product in the UK. It claims to be the first brand to launch ruby chocolate ice cream in the UK. Described as the fourth type of chocolate after dark, milk and white, ruby chocolate was crafted by Swiss cocoa…

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Barry Callebaut reports good momentum in full year results

Barry Callebaut Group, manufacturer of chocolate and cocoa products, has announced its full year results for the fiscal year 2018/19, showing sales volume to have increased by 5.1%, which is “well above market growth,” the company stated. Sales volume in the chocolate business grew by 5.9%, a figure well above the growth rate if the…

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Barry Callebaut utilises power of cacaofruit

Based on its unparalleled innovation power, Barry Callebaut have recently unveiled at an exclusive event in San Francisco ‘Cacaofruit Experience’: an innovative range of products that celebrates the fresh, fruity taste and natural richness of the cacaofruit and marks the creation of a next-gen food & drink category. As part of ‘Cacaofruit Experience’, the company…

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Barry Callebaut announces new India factory

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Expected to open in mid-2020, the supplier broke ground in late July on the Baramati facility, which will produce 30k tons of chocolate and compound annually. Located about 250km southeast of Mumbai, the 20k-square-metre factory will feature modern assembly line equipped for several delivery formats, employing more than 100 people mostly in engineering and production…

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Barry Callebaut to open factory in Serbia by 2021

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Barry Callebaut has announced plans to build its first chocolate factory in Southeastern Europe. The state-of-the-art facility will be built in Novi Sad, Serbia, about 90km northwest of the country’s capital of Belgrade. Initial annual production capacity is expected to surpass 50,000 tonnes. Set to become operational by 2021, the total investment, planned over five years,…

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Barry Callebaut to enter into long-term supply agreement with Burton’s Biscuit Company

Burton’s Biscuit Company

The Barry Callebaut Group has signed an agreement with Burton’s Biscuit Company for the long-term supply of over 12,000 metric tons of chocolate and compound per year. At the same time, Barry Callebaut will acquire the chocolate manufacturing assets at Burton’s Biscuit Company’s chocolate factory in Moreton, Wirral, near Liverpool, UK. Barry Callebaut will continue…

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Barry Callebaut and FlavaNaturals pioneer an advancement of flavanol-rich chocolate in consumer product line

The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, and FlavaNaturals jointly announce their exclusive partnership through 2018 for production of high-flavanol chocolate in the U.S. FlavaNaturals is a consumer line of delicious chocolate products that provide optimised levels of naturally preserved cocoa flavanols. The announcement follows three years of…

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Strong Q1 sales for Barry Callebaut thwarted by low cocoa prices

It was an outstanding Q1 for Barry Callebaut, who reported sales volume growth above the global chocolate market during the first three months of fiscal 2017/18, however their revenues actually slightly declined due to lower cocoa prices. Overall, the company’s sales volumes shot up by 8% to 532,165 metric tonnes (MT) for the three months…

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Former Barry Callebaut head announced as Aryzta’s North America CEO

Former Barry Callebaut president Dave Johnson has been announced as Swiss-Irish bakery firm Aryzta’s new CEO in North America, in an attempt to reverse declining revenues. The 61-year-old, who is from Wisconsin, has a huge amount of experience within the food industry, having been both president and CEO of Swiss chocolate and cocoa behemoth Barry…

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Barry Callebaut bring out healthier chocolate option by introducing low-sugar range

Belgian based manufacturer Barry Callebaut have opted to boost their healthier options by making available a range of low-sugar chocolate, which is designed to promote an improved nutritional profile to confectionery, that doesn’t lessen the taste. Barry Callebaut are making a more increased effort to hone in on the lifestyle choices of the millennial, as…

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