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Barry Callebaut: Previous Q3 restated figures due to consumer divestment

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwired - Jun 17, 2013) - Barry Callebaut AG, the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, will announce on July 4, 2013 its nine-month key sales figures of fiscal year 2012/13, ended May 31, 2013.

As announced in November 2012, Barry Callebaut completed the sale of its factory and the related business in Dijon (France) to "Chocolaterie de Bourgogne" concluding with this the final step to dispose of all its consumer activities. For comparison reasons, the Group's previous nine-month sales figures for the fiscal year 2011/12 were restated as presented in the table below, whereas the restatements mainly reflect the impact of the divestment of Dijon. The same format will be used for the presentation of the Q3 key sales figures for the fiscal year 2012/13.

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

With annual sales of about CHF 4.8 billion (EUR 4.0 billion / USD 5.2 billion) in fiscal year 2011/12, Zurich-based Barry Callebaut is the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate - from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. Barry Callebaut operates out of 30 countries, runs more than 45 production facilities and employs a diverse and dedicated workforce of about 6,000 people. Barry Callebaut serves the entire food industry focusing on industrial food manufacturers, artisans and professional users of chocolate (such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs or bakers), the latter with its two global brands Callebaut® and Cacao Barry®. Barry Callebaut is the global leader in cocoa and chocolate innovations and provides a comprehensive range of services in the fields of product development, processing, training and marketing. Cost leadership is another important reason why global as well as local food manufacturers work together with Barry Callebaut. Through its Cocoa Horizons initiative and research activities, the company engages with farmers, farmer organizations and other partners to help ensure future supplies of cocoa and improve farmer livelihoods.

Group key figures for the first 9 months of fiscal year 2012/13 - from continuing operations

Restated figures Q3 2012/13 due to consumer divestiture

--------------------------------------------------------------------------- Change in % in local in reporting 9 months up 9 months up currencies currency to May to May 31, 2013 31, 2012 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Group --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sales volume Tonnes 1,028,237 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sales revenue CHF m 3,557.3 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------- By Region --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Europe --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sales volume Tonnes 524,345 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sales revenue CHF m 1,664.2 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Americas --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sales volume Tonnes 263,515 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sales revenue CHF m 809.0 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Asia-Pacific --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sales volume Tonnes 42,514 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sales revenue CHF m 173.0 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Global Sourcing & Cocoa --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sales volume Tonnes 197,863 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sales revenue CHF m 911.1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------- By Product Group --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sales Volume Tonnes 1,028,237 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Cocoa Products Tonnes 197,863 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Food 717,309 Manufacturers Products Tonnes --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Gourmet & 113,065 Specialties Products Tonnes --------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sales Revenue CHF m 3,557.3 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Cocoa Products CHF m 911.1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Food 2,081.8 Manufacturers Products CHF m --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Gourmet & 564.4 Specialties Products CHF m ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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