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Barry Callebaut's new Chocolate Academy in Shenzen. Pic: Barry Callebaut Group

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Barry Callebaut opens new Chocolate Academy in southern China

By Anthony Myers

The Barry Callebaut Group is pushing further into the Asian market with the opening of a fourth office in the Chinese southern city of Shenzhen, coupled with the announcement of a third Chocolate Academy in the country.

The Chinese penchant for chocolate is growing. Pic: ©GettyImages/PrasertSripodok

Chocolate’s use in bakery is a booming business in China

By Gill Hyslop

Once perceived as an exotic delicacy – bought only as a luxury gift or an extravagant treat – the Chinese consumers’ taste for chocolate is growing and the ingredient is quickly cementing a niche for itself in bakery.

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