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Update: Integration focus for Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut plans to focus more on integrating recent acquisitions and supply deals this year than buying businesses or striking more su...

Focus: Callebaut has faith in pricey Petra deal

Increased exposure to emerging markets? Tick. Boost portfolio with more in-demand products? Tick. Barry Callebaut tried to outline the benef...

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just the answer: Barry Callebaut 31 Jan 2013

Michelle Russell

Since selling its consumer units over the last few years, business-to-business chocolate maker Barry Callebaut has been treading a new path focused on its "core" business with industrial and artisanal customers. Michelle Russell caught up with Barry Callebaut marketing director for Western Europe, Sofie De Lathouwer at this year's ISM confectionery show in Cologne to find out more about its strategy for growth.

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Forex weighs but Petra points to underlying growth 14 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Singapore-based confectioner Petra Foods has booked a fall in half-year profits thanks to currency fluctuation, although it said underlying earnings were higher.


Barry Callebaut "mulls Zaandam closure" 13 Jun 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Chocolate make Barry Callebaut is reportedly planning the closure of its Zaandam office in the Netherlands.


Petra posts loss in Q1 8 May 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Petra Foods has suffered a net loss for the first quarter of 2014.


Barry Callebaut boosted by cocoa acquisition 3 Apr 2014

Katy Askew

Barry Callebaut has booked an increase in first-half sales and earnings, boosted by the contribution of the cocoa business it acquired from Petra Foods last year.


Brand building drives Petra FY growth 27 Feb 2014

Katy Askew

Singapore-based confectioner Petra Foods attributed increases in full-year sales and earnings at its consumer foods business to investment behind its brands.

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