14 May 2013
Spain-based meats firm Campofrio said fewer trading days in this year's first quarter compared to the first three months of 2012 hit sales.
8 March 2013
A major investor in Smithfield Foods has called on the US meat giant's board to consider splitting the company in three.
1 March 2013
Spanish meat group Campofrio returned to profitability in 2012, as sales gains and lower one-off costs boosted the bottom line.
14 December 2012
French cold meats firm Aoste, part of Spain's Campofrio Food Group, has said the closure of its Yssingeaux plant in the south of France will result in 68 job cuts.
11 December 2012
French cold meats firm Aoste, part of Spain's Campofrio Food Group, has entered into talks with union officials over a plan to close a plant in the south of France.
12 November 2012
A raft of quarterly results hit the just-food newsdesk this week, with the likes of Morrisons, Associatied British Foods and Marks and Spencer all revealing figures for the last three months. Morrisons spoke about its need to strengthen its marketing message and promotional mechanics, while ABF insisted its grocery business after profits fell in the last 12 months. just-food's latest exclusive interviews included chats with executives Spain's Campofrio and Swiss dairy group Emmi.
7 November 2012
Spanish food group Campofrio said cost inflation hit earnings in the first nine months of the year.
5 November 2012
Spanish food group Campofrio has experienced a successful year to date as the group's strategy of investing in and building power brands begins to pay off. As part of our SIAL just the answer series, Michelle Russell caught up with Campofrio's director of route-to-market development Luis Fernandes to talk about domestic economic challenges, key focus areas for the company and its strategy for growth.
30 July 2012
Spanish food group Campofrio has booked an increase in first-half profits, boosted by sales from Fiorucci, the Italian group it acquired in April last year.
12 June 2012
Campofrio has refused to be drawn on the future of its pizza production network in Spain, with plans for a new plant in the same town as its existing factory.
14 May 2012
The chief executive of Campofrio has pointed to the success of the Spanish meat processor's strategy despite the company reporting a first-quarter loss.
5 April 2012
French cold meats firm Aoste, part of Spain's Campofrio Food Group, is planning to close one of its plants in south-west France, according to union sources.
8 March 2012
US meat giant Smithfield Foods has booked an drop in third-quarter profits on the back of restructuring charges and higher costs.
1 March 2012
Spain-based processed meats firm Campofrio has reported losses of over EUR54m (US$71.7m) for 2011 due to the cost of its plans for expansion.
15 November 2011
Input costs have continued to hit Spanish meats maker Campofrio, with the company reporting a drop in profits for the first nine months of the year.
8 September 2011
US meat giant Smithfield Foods has today (8 September) reported what it said were "record" first-quarter results, with improved sales and earnings.
1 August 2011
Higher commodity costs have weighed on half-year profits at Spain-based processed meats maker Campofrio Food Group.
3 June 2011
US meat company Smithfield Foods has ended talks to buy a controlling stake in Campofrio Food Group.
3 June 2011
French food holdings group Financière Turenne Lafayette (FTL) is in exclusive talks to buy cooked charcuterie specialist Madrange.
3 June 2011
There was, in truth, one story that dominated the headlines in the food industry this week, with the e.coli scare in Europe. Wal-Mart Stores' success in securing approval for its acquisition of 51% of South African retailer Massmart was also notable. Coincidentally, the latest just-food interview also focused on South Africa, as we spoke to the head of Kraft Foods' operations in the country and the wider southern Africa region. And, the last few days, has seen the publication of the latest just-food briefing, which focuses on the divisive issue of GM.
20 May 2011
French cold meats firm Aoste, part of Spain's Campofrio, has made a bid to acquire loss-making family-owned ham and charcuterie specialist Madrange.
12 May 2011
Meat processor Campofrio reported a decline in net profit during the first quarter of 2011 on the back of higher raw material costs.
11 April 2011
Pringles, an anomaly in a Procter & Gamble portfolio that spans categories as diverse as batteries and fabric conditioner, was always going to be sold. The questions surrounded when and to whom.
8 April 2011
Diamond Foods' move for global snacks brand Pringles was the stand-out story this week, with the US snack firm set to add to a burgeoning stable that already includes Kettle Foods. Elsewhere, Smithfield Foods announced plans to take a majority stake in Europe's largest packaged meats maker Campofrio, while Marks and Spencer struck an upbeat tone as it published its latest sales figures. Click on the headlines to find out more.
8 April 2011
M&A led the news agenda again this week, with Diamond Foods' plans to acquire crisp brand Pringles, while Smithfield revealed plans to acquire Spanish meat brand Campofrio. Meanwhile, M&S published better than expected results for its fourth quarter. Here's the best of what was said this week.
7 April 2011
Smithfield Foods is looking to increase its shareholding in Campofrio Food Group and take a majority stake in the Spanish processed meats maker.
5 April 2011
Spanish meat firm Campofrio has completed its acquisition of Italian meat processor Cesare Fiorucci.
10 March 2011
Spain's Campofrio Food Group has indicated that it anticipates organic sales growth of 2-4% year-on-year to 2012.
16 November 2010
Spanish processed meat firm Campofrio has won a contract to supply meat products to Carrefour stores across Europe.
15 November 2010
Spanish processed meat firm Campofrio has more than doubled its profits in the third quarter on the back of an increase in sales.