Belgian-Swiss cocoa processor and chocolate manufacturer, Barry Callebaut, has announced the construction of its third chocolate and compound facility in India.
The company opened its first facility in India in 2007 and since them Barry Callebaut has continuously invested in the Indian chocolate and cocoa market.
Upon completion of the new chocolate factory, India will become Barry Callebaut’s largest chocolate producing market in Region Asia Pacific.
Jo Thys, President of Barry Callebaut in Asia Pacific said: “As a global leader in the chocolate industry, India is a key market for Barry Callebaut in Region Asia Pacific. Our ambition in India is to become the market leader for high-quality chocolate and cocoa products. The creation of our third factory in India clearly displays Barry Callebaut’s confidence in this growth market and enables us to get even closer to our customers”.
The new greenfield facility will cover 20,000 square metre and it is expected to be operational in 2024.
Source: Barry Callebaut