Unilever and Barry Callebaut Extend Strategic Supply Agreement

June 15, 2023 Barry Callebaut

Unilever, one of the world’s foremost consumer goods companies and global market leader in ice cream, has extended its long-term global strategic agreement for the supply of cocoa and chocolate from the Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products.

Barry Callebaut and Maersk Enter Into a Long-Term Partnership With Groundbreaking of New Cocoa Bean Warehouse in Malaysia

May 26, 2023 Barry Callebaut

A.P. Moller-Maersk (Maersk) and Barry Callebaut Group, the world leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, have entered into a long-term partnership to build and operate a new Built-To-Suit cocoa bean warehousing and dispatching facility in Malaysia. A groundbreaking ceremony of this dedicated facility was held in Pasir Gudang, Malaysia on 18 May 2023.

AAK’s CEBES Choco 15 Creates New Possibilities for Chocolate Compounds

May 15, 2023 AAK

AAK has launched a premium cocoa butter substitute (CBS) compound that facilitates unprecedented levels of cocoa in chocolate compounds for enhanced taste.

Barry Callebaut Releases Report Summarizing the Key Findings of Cocoa Farming in Côte d’Ivoire

May 8, 2023 Barry Callebaut

The White Paper is the culmination of six years of collaboration between Barry Callebaut, Agri-Logic, IDH and Rainforest Alliance. Its findings provide actionable steps that underpin Barry Callebaut’s vision for a transformative approach to improve the existing cocoa farming model in Côte d’Ivoire, and more broadly, West Africa. The data analysis shows that poverty reduction is driven by three key factors – yield, size of farm and price.

How Digital Payments Contribute to Sustainable Cocoa Farming

February 3, 2023 Barry Callebaut

Over the past year, thousands more cocoa farmers within Barry Callebaut’s global supply chain have begun to receive digital cash payments for their beans. Cocoa beans that are part of certified or verified cocoa programs such as Rainforest Alliance or Cocoa Horizons generate additional premiums, and these are now paid digitally to farmers.