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Barry Callebaut Group – 3-Month Key Sales Figures, Fiscal Year 2021/22 Date

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Fri, 01/28/2022 - 02:42
  • Sales volume up +8.9%, driven by strong chocolate business (+9.6%)
  • Sales revenue of CHF 2,032.2 million, up +14.0% in local currencies (+14.3% in CHF)
  • On track to deliver on mid-term guidance1
 I am pleased to present strong volume growth for the first three months of the new fiscal year. Chocolate volume growth was particularly strong, outperforming the underlying global chocolate confectionery market.

Barry Callebaut leading in corporate action and transparency on deforestation

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Fri, 01/28/2022 - 02:39

CDP’s annual environmental disclosure and scoring process is widely recognized as the gold standard of corporate environmental transparency. In 2021, over 590 investors with over US$110 trillion in assets and 200 major purchasers with US$5.5 trillion in procurement spend requested companies to disclose data on environmental impacts, risks and opportunities through CDP’s platform. 

Annual General Meeting 2021 of Barry Callebaut AG Date

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Fri, 01/28/2022 - 02:36
  • Patrick De Maeseneire reelected as Chairman
  • Antoine de Saint-Affrique elected as new Board member
  • All Board members reelected for a term of office of one year
  • Dividend payout of CHF 28.00 per share approved
  • KPMG AG, Zurich, reelected as auditors of the company

The ordinary Annual Ge

Forever Chocolate 2020/21: we reduced our carbon intensity by 17%

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Fri, 01/28/2022 - 02:33

The publication of our fifth Forever Chocolate Progress Report marks the half-way point of our plan to make Sustainable chocolate the norm by 2025. Our progress data in 2020/21 shows that we have continued to scale our efforts and create impact on our journey to make sustainable chocolate the norm by 2025.

Full-Year Results Fiscal Year 2020/21 Date

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Fri, 01/28/2022 - 02:30
  • Sales volume up +4.6%, all Regions and Key growth drivers contributed
  • Sales revenue of CHF 7.2 billion, up +8.7% in local currencies (+4.6% in CHF)
  • Operating profit (EBIT) up +18.9%1 in local currencies (+15.4%1 in CHF) to CHF 566.7 million
  • Net profit up +24.2%1 in local currencies (+20.4%1 in CHF) to CHF 384.5 million
  • Strong Free cash flow of CHF 355 million
  • Confident on mid-term guidance2
  • Antoine de Saint-Affrique proposed as new member of t

Barry Callebaut inaugurates The Chocolate Box: world’s largest and most sustainable chocolate warehouse in Lokeren, Belgium

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Fri, 01/28/2022 - 02:29
  • New Global Distribution Center in Lokeren, Belgium, home for all packed chocolate shipments from chocolate factories in Wieze and Halle to Western Europe and the world 
  • Largest investment ever in Barry Callebaut’s operations network centralizes and increases the efficiency of global logistics
  • First building in the Benelux which is “BREEAM Outstanding” certified, the highest norm in sustainable building1

The Barry Callebaut Group, world’s leading cocoa and chocolate manufacturer, inaugurated today 'The Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut unveils the first nutraceutical fruit drink

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Fri, 01/28/2022 - 02:27
Barry Callebaut leverages its deep scientific knowledge of the cacaofruit and the fruit’s supportive health effect by introducing a nutraceutical fruit drink The new cacaofruit elixir ‘Elix’ has a zesty fruity taste. Promoting circulatory health. The health claim related to the cacaofruit flavanols present in ‘Elix’ is approved under the EU Nutrition and Health Claims regulation Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, leverages its deep scientific knowledge of the cacaofruit and the fruit’s supportive health effect, by presenting the first nutraceutical fruit drink. The new cacaofruit elixir – made from 100% pure cacaofruit – has a zesty fruity taste. By unlocking the power of science, the elixir is uniquely crafted to preserve the nutrients of the cacaofruit.

Barry Callebaut opens CHOCOLATE ACADEMY Center Dubai at the foot of Burj Khalifa Date

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Fri, 01/28/2022 - 02:26
  • The new CHOCOLATE ACADEMYTM Center Dubai relocated to the foot of Burj Khalifa to provide the best possible platform for chefs and artisans to showcase and develop their talent and skills
  • CHOCOLATE ACADEMYTM Center Dubai offers inspiration, training and support for professionals.

Barry Callebaut inaugurates chocolate factory in Novi Sad, Serbia Date

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Fri, 01/28/2022 - 02:24
  • New state-of-the art factory in Novi Sad inaugurated by Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and Peter Boone, CEO of the Barry Callebaut Group
  • Representing an investment of EUR 55 million EUR, the factory has an initial annual production capacity of over 50,000 tonnes of chocolate
  • The factory will serve as a regional hub from which Barry Callebaut can address the rapidly growing chocolate markets of Southeastern Europe

Today, the Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, officially inaug

Change in the Executive Committee of Barry Callebaut Date

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Fri, 01/28/2022 - 02:22
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 journey in Barry Callebaut, he successfully onboarded his career in different marketing roles for various companies. In 2008, Rogier van Sligter became Sales Director Benelux & Nordics. From 2012 to 2016, he served as Vice President Europe North before being promoted to Vice President EEMEA (Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa).