Manufacturer of chocolate and cocoa products, Barry Callebaut, has announced that it will be opening another factory in the Kaliningrad region in Russia.

Barry Callebaut Group bought the factory in September 2020, and it is expected to be operational by August this year.

It will be used to produce liquid and solid compound fillings and will employ around 40 people – creating new skilled jobs in production, engineering, and warehousing.

This factory will join Barry Callebaut’s other two in Chekhov, Moscow region and in Kasimov, Ryazan region.

Bart De Geyndt, General Director Barry Callebaut Russia & CIS, commented: “The three factories, together with the CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ Center located in Moscow, enable us to serve our customers better, offer a full product portfolio and satisfy the growing demand in Russia and CIS countries for chocolate innovations.”