• Acquisition establishes Barry Callebaut’s direct presence and manufacturing capacity in Australia to cater for the Australian and New Zealand markets
  •  Investment involves upgrading the factory and installing a new chocolate production line
  •  GKC Foods is a privately-owned B2B chocolate manufacturer, serving many consumer chocolate brands in Australia and New Zealand

ZURICH and SINGAPORE, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, has signed an agreement to acquire GKC Foods (Australia) Pty Ltd, a producer of chocolate, coatings and fillings, serving many consumer chocolate brands in Australia and New Zealand.

Ben De Schryver, President of Barry Callebaut Asia Pacific (left) signed an agreement with John Borell, Managing Director of GKC Foods (right), to acquire GKC Foods (Australia) Pty Ltd, a producer of chocolate, coatings and fillings, serving many consumer chocolate brands in Australia and New Zealand. The signing of the agreement held today in a virtual signing ceremony amid the coronavirus pandemic was witnessed online by companies’ employees in Singapore and Australia.
Ben De Schryver, President of Barry Callebaut Asia Pacific (left) signed an agreement with John Borell, Managing Director of GKC Foods (right), to acquire GKC Foods…

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