25 Percent Decline In Easter Chocolate Launches Globally Since 2020

The increased attention that’s been placed on health and wellness over the last year has put further pressure on sugar reduction efforts. Traditionally a time for filling baskets with chocolate treats, new research from Mintel reveals there have been markedly fewer new choices for chocolate lovers across the globe this…

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…

Nestlé’s First Vegan KitKat Is Coming Soon!

Nestlé is fulfilling the wishes of plant-based fans around the world by launching a vegan KitKat in 2021. The new vegan KitKat – called KitKat V – will be launched later in the year in several countries across the globe. It will only be available through the KitKat Chocolatory and selected retailers, to test the opportunity for…

Barry Callebaut Inaugurates New Office And CHOCOLATE ACADEMY Center in China

The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, has announced the opening of its fourth office and the third CHOCOLATE ACADEMY Center in China, at Shenzhen. Ben De Schryver, President of Barry Callebaut at Asia Pacific, said, “I am excited about the great growth…

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…
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