Barry Callebaut Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1996

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 13,615


  • Stock Symbol
  • BARN

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 33

  • Share Price
  • $1.58K
  • (As of Friday Closing)

Barry Callebaut General Information


Barry Callebaut is a significant manufacturer and supplier of cocoa and chocolate ingredients, employing over 13,000 people. Customers include food and beverage makers as well as craftspeople, chocolatiers, pastry chefs, and bakers who utilize chocolate professionally. Barry Callebaut is vertically integrated from raw material (cocoa bean) procurement through chocolate manufacture, while not owning any cocoa farms. The firm produces around 40% of the world's industrial chocolate (open market), and its products are used in approximately 20% of the world's chocolate and cocoa goods. Barry Callebaut's sustainability endeavors are reflected in the fact that the company's Sustainalytics ESG Risk Rating is one of the lowest in its subcategory and first among its peers.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Food Products
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • Hardturmstrasse 181
  • 8005 Zurich
  • Switzerland
+41 043 000 00 00

Barry Callebaut Timeline

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Barry Callebaut Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$1.58K $1.62K $1.35K - $1.93K $8.65B 5.47M 15.5K $58.84

Barry Callebaut Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 29-Feb-2024 FY 2023 31-Aug-2023 FY 2022 31-Aug-2022 FY 2021 31-Aug-2021
EV 9,194,962 11,310,340 12,997,705 15,872,867
Revenue 10,043,938 9,163,367 8,607,532 7,928,014
EBITDA 903,676 950,606 810,716 859,910
Net Income 322,470 480,701 383,692 422,315
Total Assets 15,159,541 9,601,981 7,966,985 7,897,367
Total Debt 3,487,232 2,046,175 2,134,270 2,593,112
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Barry Callebaut Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Barry Callebaut Comparisons

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Barry Callebaut Competitors (54)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
AAK Corporation Malmo, Sweden 0000 0000000000
Puratos. Private Equity-Backed Brussels, Belgium 00000 00.000 0000000 0000 00.000
Groupe CÉMOI Private Debt Financed Perpignan, France 0000 00000 000000&0
Michael Foods Formerly PE-Backed Hopkins, MN 0000 00.000 000000&0 00.000
Royal Zeelandia Group Corporation Zierikzee, Netherlands 0000
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Barry Callebaut Patents

Barry Callebaut Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
CA-211811-S Label Active 23-Mar-2022
CA-211812-S Label Active 23-Mar-2022
CA-210060-S Label Active 16-Dec-2021
CA-210058-S Label Active 16-Dec-2021
CA-210059-S Label Active 16-Dec-2021
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Barry Callebaut Executive Team (28)

Name Title Board Seat
Peter Feld Chief Executive Officer
Ben De Schryver President, North America
Jo Thys President of Global Operations Strategy and Innovation
Peter Vanneste Group Chief Financial Officer
Olivier Delaunay Chief Operating Officer & Member of Executive Committee
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Barry Callebaut Board Members (19)

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Barry Callebaut Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Barry Callebaut Investors

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Barry Callebaut Investments & Acquisitions (33)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Attelli 18-Oct-2022 0000000000 Food Products
Europe Chocolate 03-Sep-2021 0000000000 Food Products 000 00000
Flanders Quality Machines 01-Sep-2021 0000000000 Machinery (B2B)
GKC Foods (Australia) 01-Jul-2020 0000000000 00.000 Food Products 000 00 00
Inforum Cocoa 31-Jan-2019 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Food Products 0000000 0
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Barry Callebaut Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Europe Chocolate Food Products Malle, Belgium 1993
ASM Foods Food Products Mjolby, Sweden 0000
World's Finest Chocolate Food Products Chicago, IL 0000
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Barry Callebaut ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated May, 31, 2024

14.23 | Low Risk

Risk Scale

A lower score indicates better sustainability












Exposure refers to the extent to which a company is exposed to different material ESG issues



Management is related to actions taken to manage ESG issues


Peers Analysis

Peer performance insights compare the company’s ESG performance to the performance of selected peers to help inform future ESG decisions and drive internal performance improvements.


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Barry Callebaut Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
CB Chocolaterie de Bourgogne 01-Jul-2007 000000000000000000 Completed
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Brach's Confections 17-Sep-2003 000000000000000000 Completed
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Stollwerck 01-Jan-2002 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Barry Callebaut FAQs

  • When was Barry Callebaut founded?

    Barry Callebaut was founded in 1996.

  • Who is the CEO of Barry Callebaut?

    Peter Feld is the CEO of Barry Callebaut.

  • Where is Barry Callebaut headquartered?

    Barry Callebaut is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

  • What is the size of Barry Callebaut?

    Barry Callebaut has 13,615 total employees.

  • What industry is Barry Callebaut in?

    Barry Callebaut’s primary industry is Food Products.

  • Is Barry Callebaut a private or public company?

    Barry Callebaut is a Public company.

  • What is Barry Callebaut’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Barry Callebaut is BARN.

  • What is the current stock price of Barry Callebaut?

    As of 19-Jul-2024 the stock price of Barry Callebaut is $1.58K.

  • What is the current market cap of Barry Callebaut?

    The current market capitalization of Barry Callebaut is $8.65B.

  • What is Barry Callebaut’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Barry Callebaut is $10B.

  • Who are Barry Callebaut’s competitors?

    AAK, Puratos., Groupe CÉMOI, Michael Foods, and Royal Zeelandia Group are some of the 54 competitors of Barry Callebaut.

  • What is Barry Callebaut’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Barry Callebaut’s EPS for 12 months was $58.84.

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