Barry Callebaut

Supplier Diversity at Barry Callebaut USA


Our Mission

Barry Callebaut is committed to supporting opportunities for qualified and certified diverse business owners whenever possible. This includes minority owned, woman owned, LGBT owned and veteran & disabled veteran owned businesses. We believe by incorporating and growing diverse suppliers within our business practice, we create valuable business relationships which add meaning and flexibility to our supply chain. It also strengthens our supplier base which benefits our customers, supports our communities and their economic development and allows us to achieve long term growth and business success.

Barry Callebaut recognizes and supports diverse suppliers as classified below:

  • Minority-Owned – businesses that are certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
  • Woman-Owned – businesses that are certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
  • LGBT-Owned – businesses that are certified by the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
  • Veteran and Disabled Veteran-Owned – businesses that are certified by the National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) or the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN)

At Barry Callebaut, supplier selection is key. We strive to find world class suppliers that demonstrate superior capability, next level innovation and unmatched quality, all while supporting those diverse suppliers that truly bring that something extra. We realize the importance and impact that diverse suppliers carry. We are committed to increasing our total dollar spend with diverse suppliers and will include diversity in our supplier selection criteria moving forward.

If you are interested in becoming a diverse supplier with Barry Callebaut, please register below. We will review your registration and upon confirmation it aligns with our policy, we will confirm you are part of our supplier diversity database. The database is utilized by all Barry Callebaut North American buyers for future sourcing opportunities.