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US canned produce supplier Seneca Foods has reported a slight rise in nine-month sales after a change in the terms of its contract with General Mills hit its third-quarter revenue.
Seneca Foods booked a drop in earnings for the first six months of its financial year as one-time gains last year and plant restructuring expenses hit the US group's bottom line.
Seneca Foods, the US business, has launched a range of ready-to-cook microwaveable Vegetable Pouches under its Libby's brand.
Seneca Foods booked a jump in full-year earnings despite a dip in net sales during the 12 months to the end of March.
Seneca Foods has reported a profit increase for the first nine months of its financial year thanks in part to one-off gains - but the US group saw sales fall on lower volumes.
This week, TreeHouse Foods announced the acquisition of ConAgra Foods' troubled private-label arm for US$2.7bn. Kellogg posted yet another quarter of falling cereal sales, although CEO John Bryant insisted the category was improving. Kraft Heinz Co. announced a fresh swathe of job cuts across the US and Canada And just-food interviewed UK cheese maker Wyke Farms MD Richard Clothier who highlighted the challenges in the UK market for an independent dairy operator.
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This week's rundown of the latest financial results include a profit warning from TreeHouse Foods, an increase to profit forecasts at Post Holdings and a clutch of Japanese companies reporting their first-quarter results.
Higher expenses weighed heavy on MamaMancini's bottom line for the first quarter of the year while elsewhere, lower sales volumes meant lower full year net profits for fruit and veg processor Seneca Foods. Here is just-food's weekly results round up.
Seneca Foods and Californian co-operative Pacific Coast Producers have decided against a deal over the US packaged fruit and veg supplier's processing facility in Modesto.
Seneca Foods is to offload a fruit processing facility in California to local co-operative Pacific Coast Producers.
US canned food manufacturer Seneca Foods saw its profits more than halve in the first nine months of its financial year on the back of declining sales.
Seneca Foods, the US food group, fell into the red in the first six months of the financial year after two quarters of losses.
US canned food producer Seneca Foods has reported a net loss for the first quarter of its 2014/2015 financial year despite higher sales.
Seneca Foods booked plummeting full year profits despite an increase in sales.
US packaged fruit and veg supplier Seneca Foods is to buy a 50% stake in local shelf-stable foods supplier Truitt Bros.
US canned fruit and veg group Seneca Foods has reported a 5% increase in quarterly sales but saw LIFO charges continue to hit its bottom line.
US canned food group Seneca Foods has emerged as the stalking horse bidder for Allens after the Popeye Spinach maker filed for bankruptcy in October this year.
US firm Seneca Foods saw its earnings slide in the first half of its financial year, hurt by a one-off restructuring charge.
Higher LIFO charges and sales depressed by lower prices have hit first-quarter profits at US canned fruit and veg firm Seneca Foods.
Seneca Foods has booked an increase in full-year earnings on the back of higher sales and one-time gains.
US canned foods firm Seneca Foods has booked an increase in earnings in the first nine months of its fiscal year.
Seneca Foods has completed the acquisition of Washington-based canned fruit manufacturer Independent Foods.
US canned food firm Seneca Foods has announced it could buy local peer Independent Foods.
US canned foods firm Seneca Foods has reported an increase in half-year sales, with price hikes offsetting a fall in volumes.
US canned vegetables maker Seneca Foods returned to profitability in its first quarter, despite recording a drop in sales.
US canned vegetables maker Seneca Foods has booked a drop in full-year profits, hurt by a one-time charge.
US canned food supplier Seneca Foods has reported a fall in nine-month profits due to higher LIFO charges.
US canned vegetables maker Seneca Foods has reported a slight rise in net earnings for its second quarter but it was not enough to stem losses over the first half of its financial year.
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