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Hitt og þetta 29. júní 2006

Barry Callebaut reports results for first nine months of fiscal year 2005/06: Very strong

* Third quarter has positive impact on top-line and profitability growth in the first nine months of fiscal year 2005/06 * Sales revenue up 8.7% year-to-date * Operating profit (EBIT) up 14.6% to CHF 215.6 million year-to-date * Net profit (PAT) up 23.8% to CHF 126.0 million year-to-date * Consumer Products Europe turnaround achieved * Three-year financial targets confirmed * New organizational structure to increase regional market focus

Contacts for investors and financial for the media: analysts: Dieter A. Enkelmann, CFO Gaby Tschofen Barry Callebaut AG Barry Callebaut AG Phone: +41 43 204 04 20 Phone: +41 43 204 04 60 Fax: +41 43 204 04 00 Fax: +41 43 204 04 00 dieter_enkelmann@barry-callebaut.com gaby_tschofen@barry-callebaut.com

The full report including tables can be downloaded from the following link:

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