Barry Callebaut opens its first innovation center in the United States
Zurich/Switzerland, July 3, 2008 – Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, today announced the opening of its first innovation center in
the United States. The new, state-of-the art research and development facility is located at Barry Callebaut’s manufacturing facility in Pennsauken, N.J., and will focus on the development of
unique chocolate products and applications to meet the specific needs of its U.S. customers.
Barry Callebaut (www.barry-callebaut.com)
With annual sales of more than CHF 4 billion for fiscal year 2006/07, Zurich-based Barry Callebaut is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate – from the cocoa bean
to the finished product on the store shelf. Barry Callebaut is present in 25 countries, operates about 40 production facilities and employs approximately 7,500 people. The company serves the
entire food industry, from food manufacturers to professional users of chocolate (such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs or bakers), to global retailers. It also provides a comprehensive range of
services in the fields of product development, processing, training and marketing.