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UK: Sales boost earnings at meat firm Hilton Food Group

28 Mar 2013

UK meat packer Hilton Food Group has booked a slight increase in profit for 2012, boosted by higher sales in the period.

Comment: Horsemeat saga exacerbates ready meal sales decline

5 Mar 2013

Nearly two months into the horsemeat scandal that has rocked the food industry, UK figures highlighting a sales slowdown in ready meals raise the question of whether this is a temporary blip or a long-term structural decline.

Category crunch: UK pork processors focus on growth

5 Dec 2012

The UK pork sector is in a state of flux. Pig meat prices have been forced up by a number of factors - ranging from higher input costs to constricting supply and pending European animal welfare regulations. Cost increases are therefore being passed down the chain as retailers look to balance the need to secure supply against the pressure of operating in a constrained consumer environment. In part two of our Category Crunch, Katy Askew looks at the different strategies that pork processors are employing to grow revenues.

NETHERLANDS/UK: Vion nears MBO of UK pork business

29 Nov 2012

Dutch food group Vion, which plans to quit the UK, is close to a deal with management over its UK pork business.

Best bits: Vion UK exit set to strengthen rivals

26 Nov 2012

Vion's plans to exit the UK could strengthen the hand of the meat giant's local rivals Cranswick and Hilton Food Group, operating in a market with over-capacity and facing high feed and pig costs.

UK: Meat firm Hilton H1 "in line"

6 Nov 2012

UK meat packer Hilton Food Group has said its first-half results are "in line" with expectations as it battles depressed consumer sentiment throughout Europe.

On the money: Analysts see established market pressure for Hilton

11 Sep 2012

The established markets of UK meat processor Hilton Food Group are "under pressure", according to analysts, despite first-half results coming in above some expectations.

UK: Muted profit forecast sends Hilton shares lower

11 Sep 2012

A more muted profit forecast from UK meat processor Hilton Food Group sent shares in the Tesco and Ahold supplier down in early trading this morning (11 September).

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

23 Jul 2012

Anxiety grew this week that unusual weather in the US, UK and elsewhere could push up commodity prices. The row over milk prices in the UK continued, with farmers blockading retail and processor sites as anger remained over price cuts. And Metro Group, the German retail giant, announced cuts of its own, with 900 jobs to be lost as it looks to lower costs.

In the spotlight: Hilton eyes growth despite challenges

19 Jul 2012

UK-based meat packer Hilton Food Group has once again indicated it plans to drive organic growth by expanding in new and existing markets. However, Hilton is facing a number of headwinds this year. Rising materials costs, a constrained consumer environment and currency exchange all look set to weigh on full-year profits.

UK: Hilton sees H1 turnover growth in "challenging" climate

19 Jul 2012

UK-based meat packer Hilton Food Group said this morning (19 July) that it has been able to grow first-half revenues, despite challenging conditions in its key markets.

UK: Trading "in line" at meat supplier Hilton

16 May 2012

Hilton Food Group has indicated its trading has been "in line" with expectations during 2012 so far.

UK: European expansion boosts profits at Hilton Food Group

29 Mar 2012

UK-listed private-label meat supplier Hilton Food Group has reported a jump in annual profits as expansion in Europe boosted sales.

UK: Hilton forecasts growth following positive FY

12 Jan 2012

Meat packing business Hilton Food Group said today (12 January) it had traded in line with expectations in the year to 1 January.

UK: Trading "in line" with expectations, says Hilton

3 Nov 2011

UK meat supplier Hilton Food Group said today (3 November) it was "encouraged" with its performance this year after reporting recent trading had been "in line" with expectations.

UK: Hilton Food Group posts strong H1 results

13 Sep 2011

Hilton Food Group has reported an increase in profits after benefiting from a recovery of higher raw material prices in the first half of the year.

UK: Hilton Food Group posts H1 sales growth

21 Jul 2011

European meat packing business Hilton Food Group today (21 July) said that its first-half turnover had grown, despite "challenging conditions in some markets".

UK: Hilton "encouraged" by start of year

17 May 2011

UK-based meat packer Hilton Food Group has said that it is "encouraged" by the start it has made in the beginning of this fiscal year.

UK: Meat packer Hilton Food Group posts 2010 profit rise

31 Mar 2011

UK-based meat packer Hilton Food Group, which supplies retailers across Europe, has posted an increase in annual profits on the back of rising sales across the continent.

UK: Meat packer Hilton reports rising FY sales

14 Jan 2011

UK-based private-label meat packer Hilton Food Group has reported higher annual sales on the back of "good growth" in the Netherlands and central Europe.

US: Hilton Food Group encouraged by continued progress

4 Nov 2010

European meat packing company Hilton Food Group said it has been encouraged by its continued progress for the 15 weeks to 4 November.

UK: Hilton Food Group "encouraged" by H1

14 Sep 2010

UK private-label meat packer Hilton Food Group today (14 September) said it was "encouraged" by its performance in the first half of its fiscal year after sales and profits rose.

UK: Hilton Food Group trading in line with expectations

22 Jul 2010

Meat packer Hilton Food Group said trading for the 28 weeks to 18 July has been in line with expectations, driven by volume growth across Western and Central Europe.

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