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Swiss-based technology company Bühler and the Italian specialist GSR Cocoa Machinery join forces in the cocoa market.

Uzwil, 04/16/2015 – Bühler, the market leader for cocoa processing equipment, and GSR Cocoa Machinery, specializing in the design, manufacture and maintenance of cocoa pressing lines, have decided to combine their sales efforts to benefit their customers by offering them a complete product range from a single source. The high quality and top performing presses designed and manufactured by GSR will be incorporated in Bühler’s total line concept. Bühler’s proprietary process NARS (Nibs-Alkalizing-Roasting-Sterilizing) is one of the world’s leading processing technologies for cocoa and the GSR presses complete the portfolio for this process. On the other hand, GSR is able to expand its international market presence through Bühler’s unique global sales network in 140 countries.
Furthermore, the two companies will be developing line concepts to maximize yield and quality of the end product in the cocoa value stream, combining their expertise and knowledge in their respective fields of cocoa processing.

Contact for media Bühler:
Thomas Bischof, Marketing Director, Bühler AG, 9240 Uzwil, Switzerland
Phone: +41 71 955 3005
E-mail: media@buhlergroup.com

Contact for media GSR:
Feli Sacchi, Assistant to the Mgmt./ Customer Service, Via Gerola, 1 23801 Calolziocorte LC, Italy
Phone: +39 0341 631 048
E-mail: feli.sacchi@gsr.it

About Bühler:
Bühler’s process technologies and solutions contribute significantly to the worldwide production of cocoa and chocolate. With a leading market position, its equipment and services have set standards in cocoa and chocolate manufacturing.
Every day, billions of people come into contact with Bühler technologies to cover their basic needs for foods, mobility, or communication. With our industrial-scale process technologies and solutions, we contribute significantly to feeding the world’s population, setting the focus on food security and food safety. Bühler flour mills process around 65% of the wheat harvested worldwide into flour. Its contribution to processing rice and producing pasta, chocolate, or breakfast cereals is similarly important. Moreover, Bühler is a leading solution provider of die casting, wet grinding, and surface coating technologies, with an emphasis on automotive, optics, electronics, printing & packaging inks, and glass applications. The solutions provided for these industries are distinguished by high energy efficiency and sustainable mobility. As a leading technology group, Bühler invests up to 5% of its sales revenue in research and development. Bühler is proud of its Swiss roots, with 10,600 employees in some 140 countries generating sales of CHF 2.3 billion. The family-owned company Bühler is particularly committed to sustainability.

About GSR Cocoa Machinery
Since 1992 until today the company has been continuously generating an added value in the field of cocoa pressing machineries, setting the new global standards.; today it is a worldwide market leader thanks to its high quality and expertise. From its headquarters in Calolziocorte it manages with passion and perseverance the whole engineering process, manufacturing, servicing, even the maintenance and upgrade of not only its pressing lines. It is able to answer the needs of the biggest international groups, small-and- medium-sized industrial entities.

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Corporate Communications media@buhlergroup.com

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