Barry Callebaut completes Belgian factory deal
Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has confirmed closure on a deal to acquire production facility from Mondelez International in Halle, Belgium.
The factory in Halle will be integrated into the company’s global manufacturing network as of this month. Completion of the deal expands Barry Callebaut’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 Mondelez International, which will start in early 2017.