Barry Callebaut expands further into Latin America

Signs long-term supply agreement with Levapan

Swiss firm Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, has announced expansion further into Latin America via a new long-term agreement with the Colombian food ingredient supplier Levapan, which has wide distribution networks in Colombia, Ecuador, the Dominican Republic and other countries.

The agreement will allow Levapan to increase capacity and service offerings including chocolate products from the global Barry Callebaut brands Mona Lisa, Callebaut and Sicao, to supply chocolate in Latin America.

Steve Woolley, President & CEO, Region Americas, Barry Callebaut, said, “This strategic supply agreement enables both companies to continue to drive strategic, long-term growth throughout Latin America. We will continue to drive expansion in the Americas to be the #1 chocolate partner for our customers.”

Image caption- José Luis Murillo, CEO, Levapan (L) and Jesús Carlos Valencia, Managing Director, North LATAM, Barry Callebaut (R) 

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