O’Brien Heads Up Blommer Signature Line

Chicago — Jan O’Brien is joining Blommer Chocolate Co. as its Signature Line chocolate brand manager. O’Brien will lead strategy to grow the brand in the North American premium and retail confectionery chocolate segments working with key customers. She brings to the position…

Callebaut Finalizes Mondelez Facility Purchase

Zurich, Switzerland — Barry Callebaut AG has successfully completed the acquisition of Mondelez International, Inc.’s Halle, Belgium, chocolate facility, the supplier reports. Initiated in September, the Halle-factory deal will expand Callebaut’s production capacity for Belgian chocolates and fillings, according to…