02/09/2021 | Industry

Hershey and Barry Callebaut extend strategic supply agreement

Barry Callebaut to continue to supply liquid chocolate and finished products to Hershey in North America under renewed long-term agreement  

Barry Callebaut AG, Zürich, and The Hershey Company have announced the extension of their strategic supply partnership originally signed in 2007. Under the extension agreement, Barry Callebaut will continue to supply Hershey’s North American business with liquid chocolate and finished products. The renewed agreement will enable both companies to continue to drive strategic, long-term growth in North America. Barry Callebaut supplies products to Hershey across the United States, Canada and Mexico.

“We are pleased to extend our strategic relationship with Barry Callebaut, who has been a key partner to our business for many years, and we look forward to their support of our continued sustainable growth in high-quality chocolate products,” said Tricia Brannigan, VP of Procurement for The Hershey Company.

And Steve Woolley, President & CEO Americas of Barry Callebaut, added: “The extension of the long-term supply partnership with Hershey underscores how Barry Callebaut’s reliability and premium chocolate expertise make it the partner of choice for leading industry players.”