It’s been a long journey to and from Cote d’Ivoire, known to some as the Ivory Coast. Having just completed the final leg of a four-day Barry Callebaut press tour featuring 10 journalists, I wanted to share my experiences and thoughts on an incredible journey.
Mondelez to make $65M investment in a global R&D, quality network.
September 23, 2016
Barry Callebaut will acquire the Halle, Belgium, chocolate production facility belonging to Mondelez to expand its production capabilities. The two companies will enter into a long-term agreement for the supply of an additional 30,000 tonnes of liquid chocolate per year.
Swiss chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has joined forces with the International Finance Corp. (IFC) and IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative, for a $9-million, risk-sharing program that will help small cocoa farmers in Cote d’Ivoire lay the foundation for a strong financial future.
Were it not for some quick hands, one of Cédric Barberet’s claims to fame would have come crashing down, leaving a mess of fondant, icing and Grand Marnier-laced chiffon cake on the Mar-A-Lago Club’s tile floor in Palm Beach, Fla.