Callebaut closes Burton transaction

12 Dec 2018

Barry Callebaut has announced it has now successfully closed the transaction with Burton's and acquired the chocolate manufacturing assets of the Burton’s factory in Moreton, Wirral, near Liverpool (UK).

Callebaut closes Burton transaction

After signing an agreement with Burton's Biscuit Company for the long-term supply of over 12,000 tonnes of chocolate and compound per year on September 19, 2018, Barry Callebaut has announced it has now successfully closed the transaction with Burton's and acquired the chocolate manufacturing assets of the Burton’s factory in Moreton, Wirral, near Liverpool (UK), following completion of the regulatory approval and closing conditions. The integration of the factory in Moreton into the Barry Callebaut network will start as of now.