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Barry Callebaut Completes Acquisition of Chocolate Production Facility in Belgium

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Barry Callebaut Completes Acquisition of Chocolate Production Facility in Belgium

Barry Callebaut Completes Acquisition of Chocolate Production Facility in Belgium
January 04
09:07 2017

Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high quality chocolate and cocoa products, has successfully closed the acquisition of the chocolate production facility from Mondelēz International in Halle, Belgium, as announced on September 15, 2016. This follows the completion of works council consultations and closing conditions.

The factory in Halle, which is being integrated into Barry Callebaut’s global manufacturing network, will expand the company’s production capacity for quality Belgian chocolate and fillings. The transaction also includes a long-term agreement for the supply of an additional 30,000 tonnes of liquid chocolate per year to Mondelēz International, which will start in early 2017.

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