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Hitt og þetta 10. apríl 2006

News Release: Barry Callebaut reports results for first six months of fiscal year 2005/06:

* Business with Industrial and Gourmet customers driving overall growth * Operating profit (EBIT) increased by 10.8% to CHF 177.0 million * Net profit (PAT) up 11.3% to CHF 112.7 million * Restructuring of European consumer business progressing as planned * Three-year financial targets confirmed

Contacts for the media: for investors and financial 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


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