Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, published its new sustainability strategy “Forever Chocolate,” with the ambition to move sustainable chocolate from niche to norm in less than a decade.
Sally Williams Fine Foods of South Africa, a premium purveyor of gourmet, hand-made soft textured nougat and related confections, has opened offices in the U.S. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with plans to introduce and distribute to American consumers.
The Barry Callebaut Group announced a major expansion to its manufacturing facility in Singapore which will be used to drive continued growth and expand production capability to meet demand for more chocolate in the region.
Introduced to the Enjoy Life lineup of allergy-friendly baking chocolates by popular demand, the Baking Chocolate Snack Packs have two varieties of decadently smooth chocolate chips: Mini Chips and Dark Chocolate Morsels.
Although Pocky is well known in Japan, it’s just now transitioning to the U.S. snack market. Savvy American consumers may already be familiar with the brand, but previously, one would have had to gone to a specialty market (such as an Asian grocery store) to find it on the shelves.
In a ground-breaking partnership, Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative, announce a risk sharing partnership of USD 9 million to cover up to 103,000 smallholder cocoa farmers in Cote d’Ivoire by 2020.