Imperial Sugar Company returned to profit during fiscal 2010 as its Port Wentworth refinery continued to boost production following a 2008 explosion, although its losses widened in Q4, the company said.
Food giant Kraft’s acquisition of UK confectionery company Cadbury in February 2010 helped the firm to a better-than-expected first quarter net profit of $937m (£590m), up from $827m in the same period a year earlier.
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
Danish ingredients group Chr Hansen, shortly to be sold to private
equity firm PAI, posts a small rise in revenue and a decent boost
in pre-tax profit for the nine months to May, reports Lindsey
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...
Despite a significant increase in sales leading global
confectionery company Cadbury Schweppes has reported a 33 per cent
drop in its net income, largely on the back of restructuring costs
and tough market conditions.
Dutch life science company DSM saw net profit for the fourth
quarter of 2001 rise to €1,031 million from €119 million in the
fourth quarter of 2000, largely due to the sale of the depositary
receipts. Profit on 4Q ordinary activities...
Swiss chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has reported an
increase in pre-tax profits for the 2001/02 year despite a decline
in volumes and higher raw material costs. Nwe product launches at
the premium end of the market have helped...
Despite sharp rises in raw material prices, Swiss chocolate
manufacturer Barry Callebaut reports a slight profit and dividend
increase on a decent sales growth for its 2001/02 business year.
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