Callebaut chocolate, from Belgium, is officially the world's largest chocolate manufacturer and by far the most popular chocolate brand for many chocolatiers & the food service as a whole. Barry Callebaut chocolate is known for its consistency and easy workability from tempering to enrobing, dipping and moulding, to name just a few uses. Callebaut are world renowned leaders in technical innovations for chocolate products and provide high quality chocolate, made from only 100% cocoa butter and Bourbon vanilla, at cost effective prices. Callebaut chocolate has increased in quality whilst remaining competitively priced in recent years and so as suppliers of high quality couverture chocolate in the UK we now include Callebaut chocolate in our collection.
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Wholesale Callebaut supplies
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Callebaut – Professional standard
Professionals such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs, bakeries, hotels, restaurants and caterers throughout the world rely on Callebaut’s high quality chocolate and ready-to-use chocolate products. Callebaut chocolate is considered the professional standard within the industry and is the most widely used brand of chocolate in the UK. High quality at cost effective pricing makes Callebaut the choice from small business start-ups to the large scale food service sector.
Who is Barry Callebaut?
Barry Callebaut has been producing cocoa and chocolate products for more than 150 years. A fully integrated company that masters every step from the sourcing of cocoa beans to the finished chocolate product. Callebaut is one of seven brands under the manufacturer Barry Callebaut. The name of Callebaut® is one of the most recognised brands in the chocolate industry, and has been for more than 150 years. On the basis of its Belgian chocolate heritage and through its extended know-how and expertise. Callebaut chocolate operates within a global network and is present in over 20 countries.
Facts about Callebaut
Barry Callebaut is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products and represents
- about 6,000 employees in 27 countries
- around 40 production facilities
- sales of about CHF 4.6 billion in fiscal 2010/11 (closing August 31, 2011)
- comprehensive competency in the art of making chocolate – from the cocoa bean to the finished chocolate product
Callebaut is the global leader in cocoa and chocolate innovations and provide a comprehensive range of services in the fields of product development, processing, training and marketing.
The Chocolate Academy
Callebaut has its own Chocolate Academy which consists of teaching and training centres for chocolate artisans and professionals who want to improve their working skills in chocolate and learn about new trends, techniques and recipes. Participants at the Chocolate Academy get the chance to apply and broaden their technical skills under the guidance of our technical advisors and to share experience and knowledge with other professionals. In addition to the technical advisors, the teaching staff at the Chocolate Academies regularly includes members of our ‘Ambassadors Club’. Callebaut have about 70 Ambassadors around the world who represent the brand at trade fairs, demonstrations, shows, exhibitions and other events throughout the year. These Ambassadors of the Callebaut chocolate brand help Callebaut test and develop new products and recipes, and also help us with customer training.
History of Callebaut
In 1996 the Belgian chocolate producer Callebaut and the French chocolate company Cacao Barry joined forces, creating a new company called Barry Callebaut. Both Cacao Barry and Callebaut were widely recognized in the food industry as reliable suppliers of high-quality products and as dependable business partners for thousands of whole¬sale and retail specialists in the chocolate industry. The merger combined Cacao Barry’s know-how in procurement and initial processing of cocoa beans with Callebaut’s extensive experience in producing and marketing chocolate products.
After 1996, the company continued to grow through geographic expansion into strategic growth markets, outsourcing contracts, innovation and acquisitions. Since 1998 Barry Callebaut has been listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.