Sector News

Barry Callebaut expands distribution in China

March 13, 2019
Food & Drink

Barry Callebaut has opened a new office and a Chocolate Academy center in Beijing. The center will assist the company’s customers with onsite training and application support. Zurich-based Barry Callebaut in China already operates a Chocolate Academy in Shanghai.

“As a global leader in the chocolate industry, serving food manufacturers and professional users of chocolate, we are excited about the great growth potential of China,” said Ben De Schryver, president of Barry Callebaut’s Asia Pacific region. “Domestic chocolate production is increasing, and we have experienced double-digit growth in China over the last four years. Our confidence in the future development of the chocolate market in China, together with the desire to better serve our Chinese customers, have prompted the expansion of our footprint and distribution network across China over the next few years.”

Through the new Beijing office, Barry Callebaut has increased the number of its sales representatives in China and extended its distribution network in the country across 21 cities, including Chongqing, Dalian, Kumming, Nanjing, Ningbo, Tianjin, Xiamen and Wuhan.

By Jeff Gelski

Source: Food Business News

comments closed

Related News

January 23, 2022

IFF appoints Frank Clyburn as CEO

Food & Drink

International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) has announced the appointment of Frank Clyburn as CEO and member of the board of directors, effective 14 February 2022. Clyburn, who will step down from his position as executive VP and president of human health at Merck & Co, succeeds current IFF CEO Andreas Fibig

January 23, 2022

Jack Link’s expands Peperami range with new chorizo five-packs

Food & Drink

Jack Link’s-owned meat snacking brand Peperami has launched new chorizo five-packs to add to its extensive snack portfolio. The new chorizo sticks are made with 100% pork, packed with protein, contain 99 calories and are unpasteurised to maintain a fuller flavour — providing a shelf life of over six months.

January 23, 2022

More beer in the glass with physics

Food & Drink

While foam is certainly desirable in the bathtub or on beer, preventing foam – for example in industrial processes – is a much-discussed topic. A team of researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research has now shown that so-called “superamphiphobic surfaces” can be used to prevent foaming.

Send this to a friend