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Hitt og þetta 26. apríl 2007

Press Release: Hershey, Barry Callebaut: Strategic Partnership

* Barry Callebaut to supply a minimum of 80,000 tons per year of chocolate and finished products to Hershey under long-term global agreement * Hershey to leverage Barry Callebaut's premium chocolate expertise, cocoa and origin know-how and extensive chocolate innovation capabilities Contacts at Hershey for investors and financial analysts: for the media: Mark Pogharian Kirk Saville The Hershey Company The Hershey Company Phone: +1 717 534 7556 Phone +1 717 534 7641 Contacts at Barry Callebaut for investors and financial for the media: analysts: Europe: Victor Balli, CFO Gaby Tschofen Barry Callebaut AG, Zurich Barry Callebaut AG, Zurich Phone: +41 43 204 04 20 Phone: +41 43 204 04 60 victor_balli@barry-callebaut.com gaby_tschofen@barry-callebaut.com North America: BlueCurrent PR Annette Rogers Phone +1 214 394 5816 annette.rogers@bluecurrentpr.com BlueCurrent PR Kyle Rose Phone +1 214 738 6176 kyle.rose@bluecurrentpr.com The news release can be downloaded from the following link: --- End of Message --- Barry Callebaut AG P.O. Box Zurich Switzerland WKN: 914661; ISIN: CH0009002962; Index: SMCI, SPI, SPIEX; Listed: Main Market in SWX Swiss Exchange;