Draw chocolate letters from Tony’s in your wishlist for Sinterklaas.

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Sinterklaas cannot go to Tony’s Chocolonely for his chocolate letters this yr. A Tony’s spokesperson confirms that the provider of the “slave-free” model, Belgian firm Barry Callebaut, can not produce letters following the detection of salmonella contamination in June and subsequent thorough cleansing.

Bron: Telegraph

The model just lately knowledgeable its clients that letter strips wouldn’t be out there this yr, emphasizing that the reason being “out of our management.”


Barry Callebaut, one of many largest chocolate producers on the earth, provides liquid chocolate to Tony’s and different producers. On the finish of June, a salmonella contamination was detected at a manufacturing web site in Wiese, close to Sint-Niklaas. Because of this, all the manufacturing facility needed to be shut down and cleaned out. Manufacturing will resume “quickly,” Tony Barry Callebaut stated, and no shipments of contaminated chocolate have been made.

However simply final month the chocolate was purported to be produced for Sinterklaas letters, Tony’s writes to its clients. The opening of the Barry Callebaut manufacturing facility comes too late to catch up.

A spokesperson for the chocolate model says that these with a candy tooth can add different Tony’s sweets to their want record. She could not inform on Thursday night time what number of letters weren’t delivered. It’s not clear if different manufacturers can’t be equipped as a result of salmonella contamination.

Barry Callebaut proclaims that they’re nonetheless cleansing up the chocolate manufacturing facility and can resume manufacturing quickly.

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