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Katy Askew | 3 Nov 2016

US food group Lancaster Colony has struck a deal to buy sprouted grain bakery products company Angelic Bakehouse.


John Shepherd | 27 Oct 2016

US flatbread and dressings maker Lancaster Colony today (27 October) booked a slight fall in net sales in the company's first-quarter results, but turned in a 21% increase in operating income - boosted by factors including lower commodity costs.


Katy Askew | 18 Aug 2016

Lancaster Colony reported higher full-year earnings today (18 August) as the US group's profits were boosted by higher sales and margins.


Hannah Abdulla | 28 Apr 2016

US flatbread and dressings maker Lancaster Colony has reported higher sales and profits for the first nine months of its financial year.


Dean Best | 21 Apr 2016

Lancaster Colony, the US group behind brand including Marzetti salad dressings and Flatout flatbread, has appointed former Kraft Foods Group executive Dave Ciesinski to the new role of president and COO.


Hannah Abdulla | 28 Jan 2016

Lancaster Colony has reported increased sales and profits for the first half of its financial year, helped by acquisitions and pricing.


Hannah Abdulla | 30 Oct 2015

Pricing has helped reduce the impact of higher egg costs at Lancaster Colony, which reported increased profits during the first quarter of its financial year.


Katy Askew | 20 Aug 2015

Lancaster Colony booked an increase in sales today (20 August), supported by organic growth and M&A, but the company's earning growth trailed top line gains.


Katy Askew | 1 May 2015

A busy week for results as the first-quarter reporting season got into full swing. We heard from global food manufacturers as far afield as Latin American and Russia, with the likes of Sigma Alimentos owner Alfa and Cherkizovo Group updating the markets. Here is just-food's weekly financial round up.


Katy Askew | 16 Mar 2015

Lancaster Colony, a US speciality food maker, has acquired premium flatbread maker Flatout Holdings for approximately US$92m.


Katy Askew | 29 Jan 2015

Lancaster Colony reported lower first-half earnings as a deterioration in sales mix and higher costs offset top line gains at the pie-to-condiments maker.


Katy Askew | 30 Oct 2014

Higher costs weighed on Lancaster Colony first-quarter earnings, which fell despite growing sales, the US company revealed today (30 October).


Hannah Abdulla | 26 Aug 2014

This week, Russia eased off on its Western import ban, announcing a list of products it would allow into the country. Elsewhere, the takeover battle for Chiquita Brands International took a new twist when juice maker Cutrale Group called on the produce giant's shareholders to vote against its planned merger with Fyffes. Meanwhile, German food giant Dr Oetker struck a deal to buy McCain Foods' North American pizza business.


Dean Best | 21 Aug 2014

US food group Lancaster Colony today (21 August) booked a fall in annual profits despite higher sales.


Dean Best | 20 Jun 2014

US food maker Lancaster Colony has promoted Doug Fell to the position of CFO after John Boylan announced plans to retire.


Katy Askew | 4 Feb 2014

Lancaster Colony has seen sales and earnings accelerate in the second quarter of its financial year, reversing the negative trends seen in the first quarter.


Katy Askew | 1 Nov 2013

Lancaster Colony has booked a drop in first-quarter earnings as higher promotional activity hit operating profit at its speciality food business.


Michelle Russell | 22 Aug 2013

US speciality food group Lancaster Colony has booked an increase in annual earnings and said it is "optimistic" for 2014.


Katy Askew | 26 Apr 2013

A strong product development pipeline has driven sales growth at US speciality food group Lancaster Colony, the company said.


Michelle Russell | 1 Feb 2013

US food manufacturer Lancaster Colony has recorded an increase in first-half profits, boosted by sales growth in both of its divisions.


Michelle Russell | 26 Oct 2012

US food manufacturer Lancaster Colony has recorded an increase in first-quarter profits on the back of higher prices and lower input costs within its speciality food unit.


Dean Best | 9 Oct 2012

US food firm Lancaster Colony has added two products to its Sister Schubert's line of rolls.


Michelle Russell | 23 Aug 2012

US food manufacturer Lancaster Colony has booked a drop in full-year profits.


Dean Best | 27 Apr 2012

Commodity and freight costs have eaten into quarterly profits at US food manufacturer Lancaster Colony.


Dean Best | 27 Jan 2012

Input prices and promotional costs weighed on quarterly profits at US food maker Lancaster Colony.


Sam Webb | 28 Oct 2011

US consumer goods group Lancaster Colony today (28 October) announced a rise in sales but a fall in net income in the first quarter of its financial year.


Sam Webb | 18 Aug 2011

US consumer goods group Lancaster Colony has expressed confidence about its growth prospects despite a 7% drop in annual earnings in the last 12 months.


just-food.com | 28 Apr 2011

Lancaster Colony has booked a drop in net income for the first nine months of the year, despite rising sales.


just-food.com | 20 Apr 2011

T. Marzetti, the speciality food unit of US consumer goods group Lancaster Colony, has launched a line of refrigerated salad dressings.

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