Barry Callebaut finalizes sale of U.S. subsidiary

Closing of Brach's sale to Farley's & Sathers Candy Company Inc. Zurich, Switzerland, November 15, 2007 - Barry Callebaut AG, the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, today said it completed the sale of its U.S. sugar candy business Brach's to Farley's & Sathers Candy Company Inc., as announced in September. The sale included all of the business and all assets of Brach's and its affiliates, including three factories. The two parties agreed not to disclose any financial details of the transaction. Contacts for investors and financial analysts for the media: in Europe: Daniela Altenpohl, Head of IR Josiane Kremer, Corp. Communications Barry Callebaut AG Barry Callebaut AG Phone: +41 43 204 04 23 Phone: +41 43 204 04 58 daniela_altenpohl@barry-callebaut.com josiane_kremer@barry-callebaut.com for the media in North America: BlueCurrent PR Kyle Rose Phone: +1 973 763 1699 . Kyle.Rose@bluecurrentpr.com The news release can be downloaded from the following link: