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Barry Callebaut invests $30M in three new manufacturing facilities; two in Canada

By Food in Canada staff   

Business Operations Confectionery

Photo courtesy of Barry-Callebaut

Barry Callebaut recently announced the completion of several expansion investments in three of its North American facilities located in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec; Chatham, Ontario; and St. Albans, Vermont. The investments amount to close to $30 million USD and are in line with previously announced plans.

Recent investments in the St. Hyacinthe facility include both an additional liquid chocolate line as well as enhanced capabilities for the production of dairy-free chocolates. In the Chatham factory, Barry Callebaut has introduced additional liquid storage capacity to expand the variety of products available to customers. At the St. Albans location, the company has expanded the building footprint and enhanced its capabilities for making colored and flavored compounds, among other investments.

“We continue to invest in our product portfolio and manufacturing capabilities. The completion of these investments demonstrates our commitment to a high level of service and product availability for our expanding customer base”,  Peter Boone, CEO & President, Americas Region, said in a release.



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