Barry Callebaut defends top position in sustainability


Zurich/Amsterdam – Barry Callebaut has once again been included in Morningstar Sustainanalytics’ top group for sustainable companies. The assessment company recognizes both environmental commitment and social responsibility.

Barry Callebaut, the Zurich-based chocolate manufacturer, has once again been included in Morningstar Sustainanalytics ‘ top ranking. According to a press release, the Amsterdam-based assessment company recognizes Barry Callebaut’s overall environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. According to the press release, the Zurich-based chocolate manufacturer was included in the first percentile of companies in the food and packaged food manufacturers category. In the overall assessment with regard to the ESG criteria, the company was rated “high”. The management in particular was rated as “strong”, which is the highest rating awarded to a company in the Morningstar Sustainanalytics ranking.

According to the press release, the assessment particularly recognized the company’s commitment to sustainability throughout the entire supply chain, from cocoa to chocolate products. In 2023, Barry Callebaut conducted a comprehensive analysis of the entire value chain to further improve its processes in terms of sustainability. In doing so, the company focused on the impact of its activities on people, social coexistence and the environment, according to the press release. ce/ww