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France's Bonduelle in discussions to buy US plant from Seneca Foods

22 Jan 2019

French vegetable products group Bonduelle is in negotiations with US peer Seneca Foods over the acquisition of its plant in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

New products - FrieslandCampina launches PlanetProof milk; Bonduelle brings out Fresh Picked salads in Canada; Kraft Heinz launches Philadelphia-branded dips; Carambar & Co. develops organic Krema confectionery

20 Dec 2018

This week's batch of products include more products sold under the Philadelphia brand in the US and an organic range sold under a major confectionery brand in France.

Bonduelle opens doors of new innovation centre

31 May 2018

French vegetable products group Bonduelle has opened a second innovation centre in its home country.

Bonduelle promotes Guillaume Debrosse to CEO

6 Apr 2018

France-based vegetable products giant Bonduelle has named company executive Guillaume Debrosse as its new CEO.

Earnings summary - George Weston food division results hit by FX, restructuring; Pinnacle Foods profits underpinned by tax reform; Land O'Lakes "record'' profits; Hostess Brands hails "strong finish" to 2017

2 Mar 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Bonduelle buys Del Monte business in Canada from Conagra Brands

20 Feb 2018

France-based international vegetable supplier Bonduelle is acquiring the Canadian Del Monte processed fruit and vegetable business from Conagra Brands for CAD43m (US$34m).

Earnings summary - Lotus Bakeries posts "record'' 2017; Pioneer Food turnover drops on commodity prices; Fraser and Neave dairy gains crimped by drinks; Savencia FY sales up on higher prices

9 Feb 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Earnings summary - Conagra Brands sees income rise; General Mills revises full-year guidance

21 Dec 2017

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

2017 - the year in food industry M&A

15 Dec 2017

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during 2017.

Bonduelle "ready for more M&A" - interview with CFO Gregory Sanson

4 Oct 2017

France-based international vegetable supplier Bonduelle this week reported its annual financial results, a year of rising sales and earnings and in which it struck a major acquisition - that of US produce group Ready Pac Foods. Dean Best spoke to Bonduelle CFO Grégory Sanson about the numbers, the company's outlook for the 2017/18 financial year and why it is ready for more M&A.

Bonduelle annual turnover surpasses EUR2bn for first time

3 Aug 2017

Bonduelle Group, a French processed vegetable company, has reported annual turnover of more than EUR2bn (US$2.4bn) for the first time, partly reflected by the recent acquisition of Ready Pac Foods.

Bonduelle's Ready Pac launches Fresh Prep'd brand

14 Jun 2017

Ready Pac, the US salad business that was recently acquired by France's Bonduelle, is expanding in the fresh prepared meals category with a new brand, Fresh Prep'd.

Bonduelle sees eastern Europe rebound as 9M sales rise

4 May 2017

France-based vegetable products supplier Bonduelle has reported a 2% rise in its underlying turnover for the first nine months of its financial year, helped by a "sharp upturn" in its business in eastern Europe.

Bonduelle sees margins squeezed by "difficult" harvest

2 Mar 2017

Bonduelle today (2 March) reported lower margins for the first half of its financial year as "difficult" harvest conditions in France, Russia and the US dented the vegetable processor's results.

Bonduelle to buy US produce group Ready Pac Foods

23 Feb 2017

Bonduelle, the France-based produce supplier, has struck a deal to acquire US peer Ready Pac Foods from private-equity firm H.I.G. Capital.

Bonduelle sees Q2 slowdown

2 Feb 2017

Bonduelle, the French vegetable processor, saw sales slow in its second quarter but stressed its first-half top line performance remains "in line" with its objectives. 

Bonduelle launches home delivery service to promote products

9 Jan 2017

French canned and frozen food group Bonduelle has launched a service enabling consumers in its domestic market to have the company's products delivered to their homes together with help in making the most of cooking.

Bonduelle Q1 propelled by growth outside Eurozone

3 Nov 2016

French vegetable processor Bonduelle saw first-quarter sales growth lifted by a strong performance of its businesses outside the Eurozone. 

Is zero-based budgeting right for everyone?

10 Oct 2016

Zero-based budgeting focuses attention on expenses and challenges existing costs. The strategy, however, is not necessarily a good fit for all companies.

Bonduelle profit falls despite organic growth 

4 Oct 2016

Bonduelle booked lower full-year profits this morning (4 October) as currency exchange and price pressure offset like-for-like sales growth at the French vegetable company.

Bonduelle takes organic veg into cans in North America

9 Sep 2016

French vegetables Bonduelle is expanding its range of organic products in North America beyond freezer cabinets and into cans.

Bonduelle says FY sales exceed expectations

4 Aug 2016

Bonduelle, the French canned and frozen food group, today (4 August) booked a dip in annual sales - but said underlying sales exceeded its expectations.

Bonduelle bolstered by sales outside Europe 

4 May 2016

French vegetable processor Bonduelle booked "virtually unchanged" sales for the first nine months of the year as growth outside Europe offset softness within the EU and the negative impact of currency exchange. 

Riberebro fined by EU over mushroom cartel

6 Apr 2016

Riberebro, the Spanish vegetable supplier, has been fined over EUR5m by the European Commission after the company took part in fixing prices of canned mushrooms.

Diversified Bonduelle navigates "unpredictable" environment 

1 Mar 2016

Bonduelle has said the French vegetable processor's diverse geographic base, focus on brands and widespread availability of its products enabled it to navigate an "unpredictable" environment in the first half of its fiscal year. 

Bonduelle sells UCR stake to Ardo 

4 Feb 2016

French vegetable group Bonduelle is selling its 50% stake in Spanish vegetable group Ultracongelados de la Ribera (UCR) to its joint venture partner Ardo Group. 

Bonduelle reports accelerating sales growth

4 Feb 2016

Bonduelle, the French vegetable processor, said today (4 February) its sales accelerated in the second quarter of its financial year thanks to a step-up in international growth. 

Bonduelle launches soups in Italy

1 Feb 2016

Bonduelle is launching a line of five vegetable soups in Italy, called Le Zuppe!

Bonduelle aims for food pairing with new salad line in Italy

27 Jan 2016

Bonduelle has launched a line of bagged salads in Italy the company says can be paired with specific foods.

Bonduelle plans to close canned vegetables plant in France

26 Jan 2016

Bonduelle has set out plans to shut at a canned vegetables plant in France as the company adapts to what it called a "price war" in the European market.

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