Profit

Barry Callebaut half year 2013 results

Lower cocoa prices dent Callebaut profits

By Oliver Nieburg

Barry Callebaut has reported a slight dip in half-year profits as lower cocoa prices meant customers were paying less for the company’s range of cocoa ingredients compared to last year.

AAK reports increased Q4 profit, despite hurricane Sandy

AAK reports increased Q4 profit, despite hurricane Sandy

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Sweden-based vegetable fats firm Aarhuskarlshamn AB (AAK) has reported increased operating profit for the fourth quarter, although volumes were hit by hurricane Sandy in the fourth quarter.