In a move to secure its supplier base for its bakery operations and
expand its business, the UK's Real Good Food Company (RGFC) said
yesterday it would buy Napier Brown Foods, a sugar group, for
Despite a slower final quarter, Austria-based packaging provider
Mayr-Melnhof has reported strong financial results for 2004, on the
back of a number of acquisitions the company has made in the past
year, writes Simon Pitman.
Imperial Sugar yesterday (Thursday) announced a higher
first-quarter profit, but predicted that operating income would
fall significantly in 2005 as the sugar industry remains
challenging, reports Philippa Nuttall.
New Dragon Asia, a leading producer of flour and flour-related
products to the China market, has reported strong results for its
second quarter, reflecting increasing sales, net income and the
gross profit margin caused by improvements...
UK food processor Northern Foods has blamed a drop in pre-tax
profit on tough trading conditions in the first half of the year.
The group is taking stock of the situation and a full review of the
company's structure is being...
Recently published sales figures from Sartorius indicate that 2003
has not been a great year for the German biotechnology group.
Third-quarter earnings have been negatively affected by the
impending insolvency of the group's...
It has been quite an eventful year for Rock-Tenn. Two acquisitions
were made, and in September, the firm sold its plastic packaging
assets to global packaging giant Pactiv. In addition, recently
published results suggest that a degree...
Crown Holdings, the US-based global packaging provider, has
announced a drop in its quarterly earnings to the end of September
following a change in its accounting terms, but the company's
year-to-date results continue to show...