Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN) has enjoyed increased revenue so far this year thanks to its €300 million SlimFast acquisition but importing difficulties led to a 'disappointing' like-for-like volume performance, the firm's nine-month...
Blackmores' in-market sales in China dipped in the first half of the financial year, causing its shares to slide and emphasising the difficulty in shifting from a daigou-based model to domestic Chinese trade.
In US basketball lingo they call it playing small ball. Frutarom, which supplies flavors, fragrances and dietary supplement ingredients, has grown to one of the world’s largest companies in the category by acquiring many of the smallest firms.
Stepan Co. had high hopes when it acquired a brace of branded lipid nutritional ingredients - Clarinol and Marinol - in 2011. But the company growth projections have been frustrated as several factors have conspired to drive down demand and revenues in...
DuPont posted higher profits and revenue for the first quarter of 2012, citing higher prices and increased sales in developing markets, as well as continuing benefit from last year’s acquisition of Danish specialty ingredients firm Danisco.
DuPont benefited from last year’s acquisition of Danish specialty food ingredient company Danisco in the fourth quarter of 2011, as revenue more than doubled in its nutrition and health business – although the chemical group’s overall profit fell slightly.
Canadian krill oil firm Neptune Technologies & Bioressources has posted a 20% rise in third-quarter revenues to $5.12m in its nutraceuticals business and a $869,000 net profit compared with a $13,000 loss for the same period the previous year.
Danish bioscience firm Chr. Hansen is raising its revenue predictions by 11-13 per cent for 2010/11 after what it describes as “strong growth” in its first quarter from the September 1, 2010 to the end of November.
Increased sales of nutritional ingredients in both the infant formula and non-infant formula markets plus the acquisition of health and wellness company Amerifit helped Martek Biosciences achieve a 30 per cent increase in 2010 revenues to reach $450m.
Naturex’s has indicated that the first six months of 2010 have brought strong revenue-growth as it set about integrating the ingredients division recently acquired from Natraceutical, but all its business arms contributed to the fine results.
Food firm Kerry delivers like-for-like trading profit of €134 million at its ingredients and flavours unit for the first half of 2008, thanks in part to 'prudent price actions' that have brought good cost recovery to the group.
Annual sales at Cyanotech dropped by three percent, as a 27 percent
hike in fourth quarter sales was not enough to offset issues that
beset the Hawaiian microalgae producer in the second and third
The stockpiles of Martek products being held by the firm's
customers caused a slowdown in revenue growth for the second
quarter but it claims that extra capacity coming on stream this
year will see a new surge in demand, reports...
Martek Biosciences last week announced its year-end results, noting
increased revenues and "robust growth" due primarily to higher
sales of nutritional products to the company's infant formula
UK-based BioProgress, the manufacturer of 'dissolve in the mouth'
films, has bought two soluble film casting lines allowing it to
boost its production capacity to meet growing demand for the novel