SOURCE: Barry Callebaut AG

December 23, 2009 12:53 ET

Barry Callebaut completes acquisition of Spanish chocolate maker Chocovic

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwire - December 23, 2009) - Barry Callebaut AG / Barry Callebaut completes acquisition of Spanish chocolate maker Chocovic processed and transmitted by Hugin AS. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Closing of transaction

Zurich/Switzerland, December 23, 2009 - Barry Callebaut AG, the world?s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, said today it closed the acquisition of Spanish chocolate maker Chocovic from the Nederland Group after receiving the respective approval from the Spanish competition authorities.

The two parties have agreed not to disclose any financial details of the transaction.

The complete news release can be downloaded from the following link: http://hugin.info/100441/R/1367522/334418.pdf

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Barry Callebaut AG P.O. Box Zurich Switzerland

WKN: 914661;ISIN: CH0009002962;

Media release (PDF): http://hugin.info/100441/R/1367522/334418.pdf

Contact Information

  • Contacts for investors and financial analysts:
    Simone Lalive d?Epinay, Head of IR Communications
    Barry Callebaut AG
    Phone: +41 43 204 04 23
    Email Contact

    Contacts for the media:
    Gaby Tschofen, VP Corp.
    Barry Callebaut AG
    Phone: +41 43 204 04 60
    Email Contact