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CACAO BARRY is renowned for its vision of the chocolate-maker's craft as an art form. Producing and selling the finest-grade French chocolate in the world, Cacao Barry has a wide product range that's a real favourite among the leading chocolate professionals.
Cacao Barry was founded by Charles Barry in France in 1842. The company's founder travelled to Africa to seek out a selection of cocoa beans that would enable him to create his first connoisseur's chocolate. In 1923, Alexandre Lacarré took over the reigns and carried out a number of ambitious projects for the company. In 1952, Cacao Barry became active from bean to gourmet chocolate. In 1963, the company created of the "Baking Sticks" and simultaneously the chocolate croissant (“pains au chocolat”). In 1973, they launched the “Your demonstration partner” brand to introduce personalized assistance & support to professionals. In 1994, shortly before the merger of 1996, they launched the Pure Origin brand.
1842 , starting in business with tea and coffee, Charles Barry, a true innovator with a passion for chocolate, traveled to Africa to seek out a selection of cocoa beans that would enable him to create his very first connoisseur's chocolate.
1923 : Alexandre Lacarré carries out the ambitious projects of the company.
1952 : Cacao Barry is active from bean to gourmet
1973 : “Your demonstration partner” first brand to introduce personalized assistance & support to professionals.
1994 : Creation of the Pure Origine of Cacao Barry.
1996 : Joint Venture with Callebaut to give birth to Barry Callebaut.
2005 : Creation of the complete internet site www.cacaobarry.com
2006 : New Logo to celebrate our founder Charles Barry.
Cocoa House, 22 Bell Lane,Bellbrook Industrial Estate, Uckfield East Sussex. TN22 1QL.
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