Barry Callebaut: Previous Q3 restated figures due to consumer divestiture

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Barry Callebaut: Previous Q3 restated figures due to consumer divestiture

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Barry Callebaut AG, the world's leadingmanufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, will announce onJuly5, 2012 its 9-month key sales figures of fiscal year 2011/12, ended May31, 2012.

As announced in July 2011, Barry Callebaut has sold its European ConsumerProducts business (Stollwerck) to the Belgian Baronie Group. Accordingly,thecompany presents last year's interim figures from continuing operations,whichare unaudited.

For comparison reasons, the Group's previous interim figures for the thirdquarter of 2010/11 are presented in the table below. The same format willbeused for the presentation of the 9-month key sales figures of fiscal year2011/12.

 
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Barry Callebaut (http://www.barry-callebaut.com/):

With annual sales of about CHF 4.6 billion (EUR 3.6 billion/USD 5.0billion) forfiscal year 2010/11, Zurich-based Barry Callebaut is the world's leadingmanufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate - from the cocoa bean tothefinished chocolate product. Barry Callebaut is present in 27 countries,operatesaround 40 production facilities and employs a diverse and dedicatedworkforce ofabout 6,000 people. Barry Callebaut serves the entire food industryfocusing onindustrial food manufacturers, artisans and professional users of chocolate(such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs or bakers), the latter with its twoglobalbrands Callebaut® and Cacao Barry®. Barry Callebaut is the globalleader incocoa and chocolate innovations and provides a comprehensive range ofservicesin the fields of product development, processing, training and marketing.Costleadership is another important reason why global as well as local foodmanufacturers work together with Barry Callebaut. Through its broad rangeofsustainability initiatives and research activities, the company works withfarmers, farmer organizations and other partners to help ensure futuresuppliesof cocoa and improve farmer livelihoods.

 
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Financial calendar for fiscal year 2011/12 (September 1, 2011 to August
31, 2012):
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9-month key sales figures 2011/12 (news release) |July 5, 2012
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Full-year results 2011/12 (news release & conference)|November 7, 2012,
| Zurich
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Annual General Meeting 2011/12 |December 5, 2012,
| Zurich
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Group key sales figures for the first 9 months of fiscal year 2010/11
Restated figures due to consumer divestiture

------------------+--------------------------------------------------------
| Change in %
| ---------------+------------- 9 months up 9 months up
| in local| in reporting to May to May
| currencies| currency 31, 2012 31, 2011
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Group | |
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Sales volume |Tonnes | 972'802
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Sales revenue | CHF m | 3'513.3
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
| |
| |
By Region | |
| |
Europe | |
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Sales volume |Tonnes | 512'498
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Sales revenue | CHF m | 1'755.3
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
| |
| |
Americas | |
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Sales volume |Tonnes | 230'015
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Sales revenue | CHF m | 740.6
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
| |
| |
Asia-Pacific | |
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Sales volume |Tonnes | 38'826
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Sales revenue | CHF m | 169.9
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
| |
| |
Global Sourcing & | |
Cocoa | |
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Sales volume |Tonnes | 191'463
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Sales revenue | CHF m | 847.5
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
| |
| |
By Product Group | |
| |
Sales volume | |
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Cocoa Products |Tonnes | 191'463
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Food Manufacturers| |
Products |Tonnes | 672'552
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Gourmet & | |
Specialties |Tonnes | 108'787
Products | |
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Sales revenue | |
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Cocoa Products | CHF m | 847.5
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Food Manufacturers| |
Products | CHF m | 2'105.5
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------
Gourmet & | |
Specialties | CHF m |
Products | | 560.3
------------------+-----------------+--------------------------------------

The complete news release can be downloaded from the following link:

Press Release:http://hugin.info/100441/R/1620658/517797.pdf

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Contact:
Contacts for investors and financial analysts:
Evelyn Nassar
Head of Investor Relations
Barry Callebaut AG
Phone: 43 204 04 23
Email Contact
for the media:
Raphael Wermuth
External Communications Manager
Barry Callebaut AG
Phone: 43 204 04 58
Email Contact

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