A Barry Callebaut chocolate factory in Belgium is back operating at full capacity after a Salmonella contamination scare earlier this year.

Cleaning of the factory in Wieze is nearing completion so it has returned to running at normal levels after operations were stopped in late June.

“I would like to

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Strauss Group has been given permission to restart a factory in Israel that was shut months because of Salmonella findings.

The confectionery manufacturing site in Nof Hagalil will gradually return to production following a thorough clean-up of the plant and investments in infrastructure.

Food inspectors from the Israeli Ministry of

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Strauss Group’s profit has been heavily dented by a chocolate recall because of Salmonella and the related closure of a production plant in Israel.

The company showed growth in some areas but this was offset by a decline in sales in the confectionery division and the Sabra hummus business, both

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Barry Callebaut is bracing for a significant financial impact after stopping production because of Salmonella contamination at a factory in Belgium.

Although the full effect of the incident is still being assessed, it is expected to be “notable” in the financial figures for the fourth quarter 2021/22. Full year results

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The contaminated raw materials that forced Barry Callebaut to halt chocolate production in Belgium came from Hungary.

One batch of lecithin was unloaded at the Wieze factory on June 25. Barry Callebaut confirmed Salmonella Tennessee has been identified in the lecithin system of the factory and in samples of the

Continue Reading Additive in Barry Callebaut chocolate Salmonella case came from Hungary