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IRELAND: Glanbia gains driven by nutritionals growth

14 Mar 2013

Irish food group Glanbia has booked an increase in sales and earnings for 2012, driven by expansion in its global nutritionals business.

IRELAND: Glanbia CEO Moloney handed Greencore board seat

8 Feb 2013

John Moloney, managing director at Glanbia, is to also take a seat on the board of fellow Irish food group Greencore.

IRELAND: Glanbia upbeat on FY results

7 Nov 2012

Irish food group Glanbia said today (7 November) it expects full-year profits to come in at the upper end of its guidance.

IRELAND: Glanbia step nearer ingredients stake sale

24 Oct 2012

Irish food group Glanbia has moved a step closer in its bid to sell a stake in its domestic ingredients business.

IRELAND: Glanbia US chief Toland resigns

27 Sep 2012

Irish food group Glanbia has announced Kevin Toland has given notice of his resignation as president and CEO of its US and global nutritionals divisions.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week

3 Sep 2012

The future direction of Carrefour was in the spotlight this week as the market waited to hear what CEO Georges Plassat had in mind for the retailer. Plassat outlined his plans but there was frustration he did provide more financial details. The retail sector dominated our coverage this week, with news Tesco plans to close stores in China, an interview with Russian retail giant Magnit and speculation Marks and Spencer could be on the radar of private-equity firms.

IRELAND: Glanbia to sell stake in dairy ingredients arm

29 Aug 2012

Glanbia is to sell a 60% stake in its Irish dairy ingredients arm in a bid to divert resources to more attractive parts of its business.

IRELAND: Nutrition ingredients lead Glanbia to up profit forecast

29 Aug 2012

A "strong" performance from Glanbia's nutrition ingredients business has led the Irish food group to lift its forecast for full-year earnings.

IRELAND: Glanbia plan for milk plant approved

24 Aug 2012

Glanbia has received planning permission to build a milk processing plant in Ireland but the group declined to comment on related discussions to form a new joint-venture in the country.

IRELAND: Glanbia talks continue on joint dairy venture

26 Jun 2012

Irish dairy and ingredients group Glanbia has said it is still in "constructive" talks on a proposed joint venture in Irish dairy processing with its majority shareholder.

UK: WeightWatchers adds spreads to portfolio

11 Jun 2012

WeightWatchers Foods has extended its food portfolio in the UK with the launch of a low fat dairy spread and half fat butter.

IRELAND: Glanbia sells Yoplait franchise back, cuts 50 jobs

17 May 2012

Irish dairy and ingredients group Glanbia has agreed to sell its local rights to Yoplait back to the yoghurt maker.

IRELAND: Glanbia Q1 sales climb

9 May 2012

Irish dairy and ingredients group Glanbia said today (9 May) it has performed in line with expectations as it booked an increase in first-quarter revenues.

IRELAND: Glanbia earnings rise on nutritionals strength

29 Feb 2012

Irish dairy and ingredients group Glanbia has booked a jump in full-year earnings and sales, which were both up almost a quarter.

US: Glanbia to invest US$15m in new cheese HQ

23 Jan 2012

Glanbia Foods is set to spend up to US$15m to build a corporate headquarters and innovation center in Twin Falls, Idaho.

IRELAND: Glanbia tight-lipped on new site

6 Dec 2011

Ireland-based dairy and nutrition group Glanbia has neither confirmed or denied a newspaper report that is building a EUR50m (US$66.7m) manufacturing plant.

IRELAND: Glanbia hints at better earnings outlook

16 Nov 2011

Ireland-based dairy and nutrition group Glanbia today (16 November) indicated that its annual profits would be higher than previously forecast.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week

26 Aug 2011

Yet more signs of how challenging trading conditions are emerged this week, with UK retailer The Co-operative Group's gloomy prognosis over the country's retail sector and Heinz, which has enjoyed recent growth in the UK, admitting the environment was tough in the US and, notably in Australia. Elsewhere, we took a look at the impact of inflation in China, the prospects for Glanbia and started our monthly column from SymphonyIRI.

In the spotlight: Nutrition key to Glanbia's long-term health

26 Aug 2011

Glanbia, the Irish dairy and nutrition group, this week reported a jump in first-half profits and, notably, upped its forecast for annual earnings after growth across the business. However, questions remain over its domestic dairy operations and, in the longer term, the prospects for its nutrition business look stronger. Dean Best reports.

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

26 Aug 2011

There was perhaps only one candidate for quote of the week after the chief executive of UK retailer The Co-operative Group said conditions in the UK were the worst he had seen in his career.

IRELAND: Glanbia ups FY profit forecast after "excellent" H1

24 Aug 2011

Glanbia, the Ireland-based dairy and sports nutrition group, has lifted its forecast for annual earnings after a jump in first-half profits.

US/ASIA: Dairy ingredients firm Leprino opens site in Singapore

11 Aug 2011

US-based dairy ingredients firm Leprino Foods has opened a site in Singapore as it looks to serve customers in Asia-Pacific.

IRELAND: Glanbia boasts "strong" first-half

30 Jun 2011

Irish cheese maker Glanbia has said that it achieved a "strong" first half of 2011, underpinned by positive global dairy markets and higher volumes.

IRELAND: Glanbia announces board changes

26 May 2011

Irish cheese maker Glanbia today (26 May) appointed Henry Corbally as vice chairman, succeeding Victor Quinlan who has retired as vice chairman and director of the company.

IRELAND: Glanbia forecasts "strong" H1 result

11 May 2011

Irish food group Glanbia today (11 May) predicted a "strong" result for the first half of 2011 with growth from its US cheese unit, its Irish dairy arm and its nutritionals division.

IRELAND: Glanbia 2010 profits down on exceptionals

2 Mar 2011

Irish cheese maker Glanbia recorded a decrease in net profit during 2010 after a 2009 revision to its pension plans fell out of earnings this year.

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

21 Jan 2011

Wal-Mart, as it often does, this week shook up the US grocery sector with its plans to make a swathe of its private-label products healthier. Elsewhere, speculation of changes within the food-ingredients space continued with Cargill named as a potential bidder for Tate & Lyle. And, a year since Kraft Foods succeeded in getting Cadbury's board to back its plans to buy the UK confectioner, the US group faced rumours that management at Green & Black's wanted to buy the organic chocolate business.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week

21 Jan 2011

Wal-Mart's healthy-eating drive grabbed the headlines this week and prompted speculation about what impact its plans could have on rival retailers and suppliers. M&A speculation swirled around Cargill and Tate & Lyle, as well as Green & Black's, the organic chocolate business once owned by Cadbury but now owned by Kraft Foods. Elsewhere, Glanbia did seal one deal, buying US sports-nutrition business BSN.

IRELAND/US: Glanbia buys US nutrition business BSN

19 Jan 2011

Irish cheese maker Glanbia has added to its burgeoning nutrition business with the acquisition of US performance nutrition firm Bio-Engineered Supplements and Nutrition.

IRELAND: Glanbia sticks by forecast of FY earnings jump

19 Jan 2011

Irish dairy and sports nutrition group Glanbia today (19 January) reiterated its belief that the company's annual earnings will jump by around 20%.

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