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Barry Callebaut completes acquisition of chocolate production facility in Halle

Posted: 5 January 2017 | New Food | No comments yet

Barry Callebaut AG successfully closed the acquisition of the chocolate production facility from Mondelēz International in Halle, Belgium…

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Barry Callebaut AG, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, successfully closed the acquisition of the chocolate production facility from Mondelēz International in Halle, Belgium.

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This follows the completion of works council consultations and closing conditions. The factory in Halle, which has been integrated into Barry Callebaut’s global manufacturing network as of January 1, 2017, 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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