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Ebro Foods is an international food processing company. Founded in 1998, Ebro Foods is a public company, listed on the Bolsa de Madrid as EBRO. The head office for Ebro Foods is located in Madrid, Spain.

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Dean Best | 7 Jun 2011

Ebro Foods' failure to win over SunRice shareholders in its pursuit of the Australian rice firm will be a blow to the Spanish company but, Dean Best writes, more M&A targets are likely to be in the pipeline.


Dean Best | 6 Jun 2011

So, now it appears that bean sprouts are the cause behind the E. coli outbreak that has rocked Europe's produce sector and killed - at the latest count - 22 people.


Dean Best | 4 Apr 2011

just-food's exclusive partnership with the Consumer Analyst Group Europe conference last week provided us with the chance to hear how the likes of Nestle, Danone and Unilever viewed the current trading environment - and many of the companies presenting struck a somewhat cautious tone.


Dean Best | 9 Mar 2010

A full 100 years since a forerunner of Spanish food giant Ebro Puleva made its first dairy products, the company looks set to quit the category.

Latest Interviews

Michelle Russell | 26 Mar 2013

Spanish food group Ebro Foods has been busy transforming itself. Over the last year the pasta and rice producer has evolved into a truly international company that now spans 25 countries and four continents. No longer a sugar and dairy group, Ebro has expanded into new categories and is leveraging these to build on its ambitions for global growth. Manuel Gonzalez de Luna, Ebro's director of investor relations spoke to just-food at this year's Consumer Analyst Group of Europe conference in London on the group's plans to ramp up international expansion and diversity its portfolio.


Dean Best | 18 Dec 2012

just-food's interviews with senior executives in the international food sector provide exclusive insight into how the leading lights in the industry deal with the challenges and embrace the opportunities in front of them. This year, the most-read interviews on just-food included one-on-ones with companies from General Mills and Heinz to Russian retail giant Magnit to the UK government minister responsible for food policy.

Latest News

Dean Best | 1 Jun 2017

French pasta maker Panzani, part of Spain-based Ebro Foods, has set out plans to use only cage-free eggs by 2025.


Helen Arnold | 16 May 2017

Double-digit growth of Ebro Foods' US rice brand Minute has prompted the Spanish company to double the production capacity of the microwaveable rice products


Katy Askew | 26 Apr 2017

Pasta and rice group Ebro Foods said it is benefiting from its "consumer first" approach, which enabled it to book an increase in first-quarter earnings today (26 April). 


Katy Askew | 24 Apr 2017

Ebro Foods is investing in a pasta, rice and grain product production plant in the US.


John Shepherd | 21 Apr 2017

Deoleo, the Spain-based olive oil supplier, has sold its last remaining rice business asset in the country to Ebro Foods for EUR1.9m (US$2m).


John Shepherd | 1 Mar 2017

Spain-based rice and pasta supplier Ebro Foods saw its profits rise in 2016 despite flat sales.


Dean Best | 19 Jan 2017

Spain-based group Ebro Foods has snapped up local organic business Vegetalia.


John Shepherd | 15 Dec 2016

Spain's Ebro Foods is set to merge its US rice and pasta companies, Riviana Foods, American Rice and New World Pasta Company.


John Shepherd | 27 Jul 2016

Spain's Ebro Foods has reported higher first-half profits, helped by a rise in sales and boosted by the disposal of assets in Madrid and Puerto Rico.


Katy Askew | 14 Jul 2016

Spanish pasta-to-rice group Ebro Foods has acquired a majority stake in flour company Santa Rita Harinas. 


Katy Askew | 1 Jun 2016

Ebro Foods has increased its stake in Italian rice company Riso Scotti to 40%. 


Hannah Abdulla | 28 Apr 2016

Ebro Foods has reported a flat profit for the year while annual sales jumped for the Spanish rice maker.


Hannah Abdulla | 25 Feb 2016

Ebro Foods has posted a jump in net sales for the year, although the Spain-based group's bottom line inched up by less than 1%, lapping 2014 results that were boosted by the sale of its stake in olive oil Deoleo.


Hannah Abdulla | 10 Feb 2016

Spain's Ebro Foods has announced its US subsidiary New World Pasta Co., has earned non-GMO certification.


Dean Best | 2 Feb 2016

Ebro Foods has offloaded rice businesses in Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands.


Katy Askew | 29 Jan 2016

Spain's Ebro Foods has struck a deal to acquire French organic food group Celnat for EUR25.5m (US$27.7m). 


Dean Best | 7 Dec 2015

Spain's Ebro Foods is to start producing gluten-free pasta in the US.


Katy Askew | 29 Oct 2015

Spanish food group Ebro Foods reported a rise in sales and operating earnings for the first nine months of the year, lifted by the performance of its rice business and currency exchange. 


Dean Best | 30 Jul 2015

Ebro Foods has booked higher first-half sales and operating profit, helped by improved revenue and earnings from its rice arm.


Hannah Abdulla | 3 Jul 2015

This week, McCormick & Co. highlighted China as a strength in its first half numbers. Valio made a commitment to halve sugar in its dairy snacks and the Consumer Goods Forum committed to halving global food waste by 2025. Elsewhere, Ebro Foods acquired French sandwich maker Roland Monterrat. Here is the week in quotes.


Katy Askew | 3 Jul 2015

ConAgra said that it will sell its private brands business after reporting losses. We asked whether General Mills' plans to turn around US sales will work and took a detailed look at what Grexit would mean for the food industry in Greece. Here are this week's highlights on just-food.


Hannah Abdulla | 2 Jul 2015

Ebro Foods has said the acquisition of French sandwich firm Roland Monterrat will help it get ahead in a category in which it is struggling to grow market share.

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Dean Best | 17 Mar 2014

Nestle, Danone, Kerry Group and Ebro Foods are among the multinational food manufacturers presenting over the next three days here at the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe conference in London - and just-food will bring exclusive media coverage from the event across the three days.

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