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How can insect foods take flight?

12 Aug 2020

Grocers have stocked bars made from bugs and there's been some investment in the nascent sector but, up against other alternative proteins, what's the outlook for insect foods?

Belgian cricket-bar firm Kriket backed by retailer Colruyt

14 May 2020

Kriket, a Belgian company making bars from crickets, has been backed by a major local supermarket group, it has announced.

Nestle 'in price row with AgeCore buying group'

22 Feb 2018

Nestle is reportedly in embroiled in a pricing spat with members of the European retail buying group AgeCore.

Colruyt aims for 100% sustainable chocolate assortment

2 Jun 2016

Belgium-based retailer Colruyt is aiming to have all its own-label chocolate sourced sustainably within the next year.

BELGIUM: Profit warning from retailer Colruyt

4 Feb 2014

Belgium-based retailer Colruyt has warned annual profits will fall after revenues failed to grow as quickly as expected in its third quarter.

BELGIUM: Former Coopernic alliance renamed Core

23 Dec 2013

Italian retailer Conad has confirmed its new buying alliance with Swiss grocer Coop, German retail giant Rewe and Belgium's Colruyt will be called Core.

BELGIUM: Colruyt still cautious on FY after "strong" H1

28 Nov 2013

Belgian retailer Colruyt has maintained its forecast for annual profits even after an almost 10% jump in earnings.

BELGIUM: Carrefour launches Drive click-and-collect service

18 Nov 2013

Carrefour has launched its first click-and-collect in Belgium, becoming the latest retailer to build expand its multichannel service in the country.

BELGIUM: Colruyt eyes click-and-collect growth

11 Nov 2013

Colruyt, the Belgium-based retailer, is planning to open a second distribution centre for click-and-collect service Collect&Go as it looks to grow sales made through the service.

just-food's research round-up: Global baby food manufacturers, bakery and cereals in Spain

4 Oct 2013

This week's selection of key industry intelligence available in the just-food store includes global baby food and formula manufacturers, grocery retailers in Belgium and the future of the bakery and cereals market in Spain.

BELGIUM: Discounter Colruyt forecasts flat FY profits, shares fall

26 Sep 2013

Shares in Belgium-based discounter Colruyt tumbled today (26 September) after the retailer said annual earnings would be flat year-on-year - sharply below analysts' forecasts.

GERMANY: Buying alliance Coopernic collapses

9 Sep 2013

European buying partnership Coopernic has come to an end after "irreconcilable differences" between four members and a fifth, the French retail giant E. Leclerc.

BELGIUM: Colruyt "gains share" as Q1 sales increase

1 Aug 2013

Belgium-based retailer Colruyt has claimed it has gained market share after its sales grew in the first quarter of its financial year.

BELGIUM: Colruyt shares jump after FY profit rise

26 Jun 2013

Shares in Belgium-based retailer Colruyt jumped today (26 June) after the company booked higher full-year earnings.

BELGIUM: Retailer Colruyt consolidates own-label lines

9 May 2013

Belgian retailer Colruyt has decided to bring together over 50 own-label brands under a new name.

BELGIUM: Colruyt sees 9m sales growth

29 Jan 2013

Belgian discount supermarket group Colruyt booked an increase in sales for the first nine months of the year, with growth reported at both its retail and wholesale units.

BELGIUM: Colruyt appoints Ter Beke chief as CFO

8 Jan 2013

Belgian food retailer and foodservice group Colruyt has announced its new CFO will be Marc Hofman, the current CEO of fellow Belgian food firm Ter Beke.

BELGIUM: Colruyt H1 earnings miss analyst forecasts

3 Dec 2012

Shares in Belgian retailer Colruyt fell today (3 December) after the company's half-year core profits missed analyst forecasts.

BELGIUM: Cautious Colruyt expects flat earnings

27 Sep 2012

Belgian retailer Colruyt has said it expects net profit in the financial year ending in March to remain flat, due to margin pressure from food inflation and poor consumer sentiment.

BELGIUM: Consumer search for value boosts Colruyt

31 Jul 2012

Colruyt's moves to tap into consumers' desire for value has boosted the Belgian retailer's quarterly sales.

BELGIUM: Colruyt shares jump after FY profit

27 Jun 2012

Shares in Colruyt rose by more than 11% today (27 June) after the Belgium-based retailer reported an increase in annual profits.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

14 May 2012

Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King this week welcomed moves from its UK retail rivals to invest in product quality and service after the retailer reported an increase in annual underlying profits.

BELGIUM: Colruyt splits operational management role

8 May 2012

Belgium-based retailer Colruyt has split the operational management of the company, appointing Frans Colruyt as COO of retail.

BELGIUM: Colruyt nine-month sales climb

3 Feb 2012

Belgium-based retailer Colruyt has booked an increase in sales for the first nine months of its financial year.

BELGIUM: Colruyt keeps FY target despite H1 profit fall

29 Nov 2011

Belgium-based retailer Colruyt has maintained its target for full-year profits despite a drop in half-year earnings.

BELGIUM: Retailer Colruyt warns on profits

22 Sep 2011

Belgian discount supermarket chain Colruyt has warned that profits in its current financial year may not reach the level generated in the previous 12 months.

BELGIUM: Low prices helps Colruyt gain share in Q1

29 Jul 2011

Colruyt's low price "guarantee" helped the Belgium-based retailer gain market share in the first quarter of its financial year, the company has claimed.

Online food retail - click-and-collect gains traction

27 Jul 2011

In part two of this month's briefing on online food retail, Glynn Davis outlines the key operating models used by the main operators. Industry watchers believe retailers are moving away from using pickers in stores to allowing consumers to order online and collect either at their outlets or at specific warehouses.

BELGIUM: Colruyt FY profit misses estimates

28 Jun 2011

Belgium-based Colruyt has revealed a lower-than-expected annual profits after it came under pressure in the second half of the year due to rising costs.

BELGIUM: Colruyt sales grow

1 Feb 2011

Belgium-based Colruyt recorded an 8% increase in consolidated sales for the first nine months of its 2010/11 financial year.



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