At an event held recently in Mumbai, Vanhouten Professional from Barry Callebaut has introduces to the Indian market, four variants of couverture chocolates. These chocolates contain a higher amount of cocoa butter than edible chocolate. These variants introduces by Vanhouten Professional include dark chocolate couverture (with 46.5 per cent cocoa); intense dark chocolate couverture (with 36.1 per cent cocoa); milk chocolate couverture (with 35.6 per cent cocoa) and white chocolate couverture (with 29.3 per cent cocoa) reports F&B News.
Couverture Chocolates By Vanhouten Professional
The director at Barry Callebaut India, Deepa Dsouza has been reported to say that, “The vision of the business-to-business (B2B) company was to make its presence felt worldwide with a customer-centric focus, team spirit and integrity. It pledged to have the following agenda: states with zero child labour, prospering farmers and to have 100 per cent sustainable ingredients in all their products by 2025. Being Asia-specific, it has relocated its chocolate and compound manufacturing plants to various locations in the region. These include Port Klang, Malaysia; Indonesia and Pune, India.”
The report by F&B News further says that Vanhouten Professional is 180 years old and that Barry Callebaut came into the Indian market with its brand Hershey’s. The event then moved on to a chocolate tasting session hosted by Santosh Kotla, chef and head, academy and technical support, Barry Callebaut.