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Belgium's Verlinvest To Invest In Tony's Chocolonely, Report Suggests

Published on Feb 10 2020 2:20 PM in A-Brands tagged: AB Inbev / The Netherlands / Verlinvest / Tony's Chocolonely

Belgium's Verlinvest To Invest In Tony's Chocolonely, Report Suggests

Belgium's Verlinvest, the investment vehicle of the de Spoelberch family, plans to invest in Tony's Chocolonely, according to a report in distrifood.nl.

The de Spoelberch family is a shareholder in beer giant AB Inbev.

In response to the report, the Dutch confectioner said that presently it is in talks with potential investors and is not in a position to disclose their names.

The company also added that it is not new news that Tony’s Chocolonely is looking for investors to accelerate growth and make '100% slavery free' cocoa the norm in the chocolate industry.

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