SOURCE: Barry Callebaut AG

November 12, 2009 02:58 ET

Annual report 2008/09 can be downloaded from Barry Callebaut Website

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwire - November 12, 2009) -


Barry Callebaut reports full-year results for fiscal year 2008/09 ended August 31, 2009

Zurich/Switzerland, November 12, 2009 - Barry Callebaut AG, the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, published its annual results for fiscal year 2008/09 ended August 31, 2009 this morning.

The Annual Report (English version only) can be downloaded from the company's website via the following link:

http://www.barry-callebaut.com/documentation?event=5445&view=event

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Barry Callebaut (www.barry-callebaut.com):

With annual sales of about CHF 4.9 billion for fiscal year 2008/09, Zurich-based Barry Callebaut is the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate - from the cocoa bean to the finished product on the store shelf. Barry Callebaut is present in 26 countries, operates about 40 production facilities and employs about 7,500 people. The company serves the entire food industry, from food manufacturers to professional users of chocolate (such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs or bakers), to global retailers. Barry Callebaut is the global leader in cocoa and chocolate innovations and provides a comprehensive range of services in the fields of product development, processing, training and marketing. The company is actively engaged in initiatives and projects that contribute to a more sustainable cocoa supply chain.

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The complete news release can be downloaded from the following link: http://hugin.info/100441/R/1354516/328492.pdf


Contacts
for investors and financial analysts:
Simone Lalive d'Epinay, Head of IR
Barry Callebaut AG
Phone: +41 43 204 04 23
simone_lalive@barry-callebaut.com

for the media:
Gaby Tschofen, VP Corp. Communications
Barry Callebaut AG
Phone: +41 43 204 04 60
gaby_tschofen@barry-callebaut.com


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