Barry Callebaut: announces solid performance in H1-2024

Zurich / CH. (bc) Swiss Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, announced its financial summary for the first half 2023/2024. Group-CEO Peter Feld: «In a very disruptive external environment, we delivered a solid financial performance. With our integrated and diversified business model as well as our strong balance sheet, we remain a reliable partner for our customers. We retain some caution given the extraordinary price spikes over the past six months and potential implications for our customers and supply partners.

«Our strategic investment program BC Next Level is the cornerstone of Barry Callebaut’s future success and we are tracking to plan. We are making our business more resilient by bringing us even closer to our customers, streamlining operations and accelerating our digital transformation. Besides investments in areas that matter most to our customers, we are implementing efficiency measures to streamline our structures and avoid double-work. We are currently in discussions with our social partners for the implementation of key activities and we are fully committed to supporting all of our employees who may be affected by our plans.» For additional information please read the company’s PDF file below (177 KB):