Barry Callebaut Appoints New Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand

The Barry Callebaut Group, the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, will be appointing Denis Convert as Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand, effective August 1, 2021. In this new role, Denis Convert will be based in the GKC Foods office in Melbourne, Australia. He will provide…

Barry Callebaut Opens Chocolate Factory In India

The Barry Callebaut Group has opened its new chocolate and compound manufacturing facility, located in Baramati, India. Barry Callebaut’s new factory is located about 250 km south-east of Mumbai and represents its biggest investment in India to date. The new chocolate factory and warehouse include an R&D lab and assembly…

Barry Callebaut Completes Acquisition Of GKC Foods In Australia

The Barry Callebaut Group has successfully closed the acquisition of GKC Foods (Australia) Pty Ltd, a producer of chocolate, coatings and fillings, that serves many consumer chocolate brands in Australia and New Zealand. The integration will start as of now. Ben De Schryver, President of Barry Callebaut in Region Asia…

Sustainability Is The Future Of The Japanese Chocolate Market

Barry Callebaut is partnering with Tokyo-based Yuraku Confectionery to drive sustainability in Japan. Together, the companies are taking an important step forward and call on all chocolate manufacturers and chocolatiers in Japan to come together to make sustainable chocolate the norm. In order to secure the future of chocolate, Barry…

Ruby Chocolate Continues Its Momentum In Japan With New Products And Customers

Two years after the global introduction of the first Ruby chocolate products for consumers in Japan, the fourth type of chocolate continues to make waves. Barry Callebaut AG revealed that Japan is one of the biggest markets for Ruby chocolate. Pascale Meulemeester, Managing Director for Barry Callebaut in Japan, said,…

Barry Callebaut Publishes Forever Chocolate Progress Report 2018/19

Barry Callebaut has announced that in fiscal year 2018/19 it sourced 47 percent of the cocoa and 54 percent of the other ingredients it uses sustainably. This sourcing achievement is highlighted in Barry Callebaut's Forever Chocolate Progress Report 2018/19, its third progress report since the launch of its Forever Chocolate…

Barry Callebaut Launches Clean Label Natural Dark Cocoa Powder

Bensdorp, the premium cocoa brand of Barry Callebaut, introduces Natural Dark, a 100 percent natural and flavourful dark cocoa powder with a superior taste experience. In a consumer test the new Natural Dark cocoa powder was approved by consumers from all over the world. It enables food manufacturers to deliver…

Barry Callebaut Begins Chocolate Production In New Factory In Rancaekek, Indonesia

The Barry Callebaut Group has started manufacturing at its second chocolate manufacturing plant in Rancaekek, a sub-district of Bandung, Indonesia. The brand new factory follows Barry Callebaut’s “plant in plant” concept, where the Group integrates new production facilities at the premises of its customer’s factories, in this case Garudafood’s Rancaekek…

Barry Callebaut Expands Operations In India With New Chocolate Factory

The Barry Callebaut Group has announced the construction of its new chocolate and compound manufacturing facility in Baramati, India – about 250 km south-east of Mumbai. Upon completion, the new chocolate factory and warehouse will include state-of-the-art assembly lines capable of manufacturing chocolate and compound in different delivery formats, catering…

Barry Callebaut And Garudafood Extend Indonesian Supply Partnership

Garudafood and the Barry Callebaut Group have signed  an additional agreement for the long-term supply of another 7,000 tonnes of compound chocolate per year to Garudafood’s biscuit factory in Rancaekek, a sub-district of Bandung, Indonesia.  Additionally, the concept of “plant-in-plant” will be implemented in the Garudafood’s Rancaekek biscuit factory and…
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