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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