The British operations of flavours group Treatt weighed heavily on
results in the first half of the year, despite a double digit
increase in volume sales. The strength of sterling against the
dollar and weak orange oil prices were...
Delhaize's dependence on the US food retail market has weighed
heavily on the results of the Belgium-based company. And with
little sign of an immediate upturn in the US economy, conditions
are likely to remain tough for some...
The Big Food Group is thought to be the company most likely to
emerge victorious in the bidding war for UK convenience store
operator Londis, a reflection of the continuing improvement at the
company which just a few years ago was...
A far-reaching pig welfare strategy in the UK will have
implications for pork processors everywhere. Greater access to
information and comprehensive disease surveillance should produce
better meat and help consolidate the UK's...
Disappointing figures from flavours company Quest pulled an already
less than dazzling set of third quarter results down further for UK
chemical group ICI hit by a continuing malaise in US and European
sales. National Starch figures...
The Center for Science in the Public Interest, an advocate of safer
food, will be hosting a one-day conference to examine some of the
best models for reducing or eliminating food-safety hazards at the
Despite strong sales in confectionery speciality fats, Danish
Aarhus Oliefabrik on Wednesday reported a drop in post-tax profits
to DK 19.4 million (€2.61m) for the first quarter of 2003, compared
with DK 21.8 million for the same...
Sales at Iceland continued to decline in the 13 weeks to the end of
September, but the Big Food Group's overall results were buoyed by
a solid performance from its Booker wholesale unit. M&S,
meanwhile, saw good food sales...
Sir Peter Davis, chief executive of Sainsbury's, the UK's second
largest supermarket group, said he was pleased with the group's
performance in the year to 30 March 2002, the first full year of
The Dutch group reported a rise in operating profit for the first
quarter of 2002 from the fourth quarter last year, an increase of
€27 million to €93 million, although net profit was still 36 per
cent below the same period last year.