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Barry Callebaut to acquire D'Orsogna Dolciaria


2017-08-12

Barry Callebaut, a leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, signed an agreement to acquire D’Orsogna Dolciaria, which will further strengthen its Specialties & Decorations business, in particular in Europe. D’Orsogna Dolciaria, a family-owned Italian business-to-business company, is known as a leading supplier of high-quality decoration and inclusion solutions mainly for food manufacturers, in particular for ice-cream, dairy and bakery products.

This acquisition underlines Barry Callebaut’s strategic efforts to expand in the value-added Specialties & Decorations segment, which serves both food manufacturers and gourmet customers seeking for differentiation, premiumization and personalization. With the acquisition of D’Orsogna Dolciaria, Barry Callebaut will become a leader in decoration and inclusion products, expanding its existing offering with amaretti, meringues, cookies, glazings, toppings, inclusions and other products for ice cream, yogurts, snacks and chocolate decorations, the company said.