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2012: M&A revival but caution hinders big deals

There were, despite continued economic uncertainty in many Western markets and concerns over slowing growth in the East, signs that M&A acti...

Orkla praised for Rieber deal despite high price

Orkla, the Norwegian conglomerate with interests in aluminium and finance as well as pizza and chocolate, wants to focus on consumer goods....

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just the answer – Patrik Andersson, Rieber & Søn 30 Oct 2009

Michelle Russell

Rieber & Søn, the Norway-based food group, is a business that stretches across the Nordic region, Eastern Europe and Russia. It is also a business that, in recent months, has offloaded a clutch of assets to focus on a tighter group of operations. Michelle Russell spoke to Rieber & Søn CEO Patrik Andersson on how he is looking to reshape the business amid the downturn.

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Orkla operating profit jumps on efficiencies 17 Jul 2014

Katy Askew

Nordic consumer goods giant Orkla today (17 July) booked a 19% increase in second-quarter operating profit, boosted by savings from the integration of 2012 acquisition Rieber & Søn


Orkla sells Polish baking mix business 27 May 2014

Katy Askew

Nordic food group Orkla struck a deal to sell its Polish cake mixes and desserts business, Rieber Foods Polska ("Delecta"), to an investment fund managed by Innova Capital.


Orkla Q4 earnings slip despite sales gain 11 Feb 2014

Katy Askew

Nordic consumer goods company Orkla has booked a drop in fourth-quarter operating profit, despite an improved top-line performance.


Rieber acquisition drives Orkla Q3 growth 30 Oct 2013

Katy Askew

Nordic food group Orkla has said third-quarter sales and profit growth was driven by its recent acquisition of Rieber & Son.


Week ahead: US retail summit; Kellogg, Kraft Q1s 29 Apr 2013

Dean Best

Wal-Mart, Kroger and Supervalu are among the US retailers presenting at a Barclays sector conference next week. The first-quarter results will continue to roll in, with Kellogg, Kraft Foods Group and Canadian retailer Loblaw part of a group of companies to publish numbers.

Company research

Stabburet AS in Packaged Food (Norway)

Stabburet AS in Packaged Food (Norway)

The competitive landscape is getter even tougher for packaged food producers in Norway. The future direction of Stabburet AS reflects the strategic focus of Orkla Group to strengthen its position thro...

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Orkla Group in Packaged Food (World)

Orkla Group in Packaged Food (World)

In a global sense, Orkla has only a modest presence. However, regionally the company is a leader in a number of packaged food categories. Orkla’s recent acquisition of Rieber & Søn has given it a stro...

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Global Gluten-free Food Market 2014-2018

Global Gluten-free Food Market 2014-2018

Gluten is a protein composite primarily found in wheat, barley, rye, and triticale. Gluten-free food is either free of ingredients that contain gluten or does not contain grains that are gluten rich....

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