SOURCE: Barry Callebaut AG

November 15, 2007 01:00 ET

Barry Callebaut finalizes sale of U.S. subsidiary

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwire - November 15, 2007) -

Closing of Brach's sale to Farley's & Sathers Candy Company Inc.

Zurich, Switzerland, November 15, 2007 - Barry Callebaut AG, the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, today said it completed the sale of its U.S. sugar candy business Brach's to Farley's & Sathers Candy Company Inc., as announced in September. The sale included all of the business and all assets of Brach's and its affiliates, including three factories. The two parties agreed not to disclose any financial details of the transaction.

for investors and financial analysts   for the media:
                                       in Europe:
Daniela Altenpohl, Head of IR          Josiane Kremer, Corp.
Barry Callebaut AG                     Barry Callebaut AG
Phone: +41 43 204 04 23                Phone: +41 43 204 04 58

                                       for the media in North America:
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