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Earnings summary - Fleury Michon starts 2018 with further pressure on sales; Valio FY growth led by export markets; Cerealto sales jump on M&A, EBITDA falls; Simply Good Foods in positive territory in H1

12 Apr 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 - Kraft Heinz FY sales fall; Campbell H1 sales drop on volumes in 'challenging' US; Danone boosted by WhiteWave synergies; J.M. Smucker Q3 food sales fall

16 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.

Is the Bell Food Group-Huegli deal a win-win?

19 Jan 2018

Andy Coyne looks at the motives behind Bell Food Group's acquisition of Huegli and asks whether both parties are likely to benefit from this all-Swiss affair?

Bell Food Group to buy majority stake in Swiss peer Huegli

15 Jan 2018

In an all-Swiss deal, convenience foods supplier Bell Food Group has acquired Dr. A. Stoffel Holding, the majority shareholder in local peer Hügli.

Huegli H1 sales, earnings decline

18 Aug 2017

Switzerland-based food and drinks group Hügli Holding today (18 August) reported lower first-half sales and earnings, with its domestic business, as well as its operations in Germany, Italy and the UK, weighing on the results.

Competition and investment hits Huegli's 2016 result

11 Apr 2017

Intensifying competition in key markets such as Germany and an increase in investment dented Huegli's earnings performance despite higher sales in 2016. 

Huegli revamp aims to rejuvenate profits

31 Jan 2017

Hügli Holding, the Switzerland-based food group, is embarking on changes to its business structure in a bid to boost its profitability after a year in which margins declined.

Huegli cuts forecasts on sales drop 

18 Nov 2016

Swiss group Hügli has reduced its expectations for 2016 after sales dropped by 1.6% in the first nine months of the year. 

Hügli expands in foodservice with Bresc stake

24 Aug 2016

Hügli Group has acquired an 80% stake in Dutch foodservice supplier Bresc, in a deal that expands the Swiss company's geographical reach and scales up its foodservice operations. 

Swiss group Huegli cuts FY sales, EBIT forecasts

19 Aug 2016

Hügli Holding, the Swiss food group, today (19 August) revised its expectations for annual sales and EBIT, with the company saying investment will dent its operating profit.

Huegli earnings hit by exchange rate woes 

13 Apr 2016

Hügli, the Swiss dry blend convenience food group, reported lower earnings for 2015 despite higher constant currency sales as forex wiped out gains. 

Huegli's Matthias Grun exits over "differing views" on strategy

27 Oct 2015

Huegli's head of division consumer brands, Matthias Grun, has left his post over what the Swiss food maker called "differing views" on strategy.

Huegli posts sales growth for FY2014

29 Jan 2015

Swiss food group Huegli has reported and increase of 3.6% in organic sales for the full year 2014.

Huegli acquires natural food maker PrimaVita

17 Dec 2014

Hügli has moved to "strengthen" its natural food business through the acquisition of PrimaVita from Bioherba Group.

SWITZERLAND: Huegli posts 38.8% profit growth for 2013

15 Apr 2014

Swiss food firm Huegli has recorded profit growth of 38.8% for the full year 2013 at CHF20.8m (US$23.6m).

SWITZERLAND: German, Western Europe positive markets for Huegli

30 Jan 2014

Swiss food firm Huegli has posted a profit increase of 13.1% at CHF367m (US $410m) for 2013.

SWITZ: Organic sales "disappoint" Huegli

20 Aug 2013

Switzerland-based soups and sauces group Huegli saw M&A boost its first-half revenues but the company admitted organic sales were "disappointing".

SWITZ: Huegli 2012 profits drop, positive on Q1

17 Apr 2013

Swiss food group Hügli has booked a steep decline in 2012 profits, but insisted it has got off to a strong start in the first quarter of 2013.

SWITZERLAND: Huegli looks to 2013 after disappointing 2012

29 Jan 2013

Switzerland-based food group Huegli reported a 2% drop in sales for 2012, but added that it has recovered from a "slump" in the third-quarter of the year.

SWITZ: Huegli issues profit warning

9 Nov 2012

Swiss food manufacturer Huegli has said its 2012 profits will not hit its forecasts after a drop in sales in recent months.

SWIZTERLAND: Huegli sees H1 profits slide

17 Aug 2012

Swiss food manufacturer Huegli has blamed higher commodity costs for a plunge in half-year profits.

SWITZ: Huegli forecasts recovery after fall in 2011 profits

12 Apr 2012

Swiss food manufacturer Huegli has predicted an increase in profits this year after raw material costs led to a fall in earnings in 2011.

SWITZ: Huegli underlying sales growth accelerates

27 Jan 2012

Huegli, the Switzerland-based food maker, saw its underlying sales growth speed up in the second half of the year thanks to its private-label and B2B divisions.

SWITZ: Input costs hit Huegli profits

16 Aug 2011

Switzerland-based food manufacturer Huegli has seen half-year profits slump due to climbing raw-material prices and the strength of the Swiss franc.

SWITZ: Huegli appoints Dallmann as head of industrial foods

21 Jun 2011

Swiss food maker Huegli has replaced the head of its industrial foods division.

just the answer - Andreas Seibold, Huegli

28 Apr 2011

Huegli, the Swiss food group that makes products from soups to sauces and ready meals to desserts, reported its "best-ever" profits in 2010. The company, however, kicked off 2011 with falling sales, with a marked decline in Germany its biggest international market. In this month's just the answer, Dean Best discussed Huegli's performance in 2010 - and its prospects this year - with CFO Andreas Seibold.

Best bits: Lactalis's Parmalat push kicks off busy week

26 Apr 2011

Lactalis threw down the gauntlet - and blew away any post-Easter cobwebs on consumer goods newsdesks in Europe - in the battle for the ownership of Italian dairy group Parmalat this morning (26 April) with a takeover bid for the entire business.

SWITZ: Huegli reveals slide in Q1 sales

14 Apr 2011

Swiss food maker Huegli today (14 April) revealed that its revenues in the first quarter of this year had fallen by over 15% due to softer sales in Germany and the impact of currency exchange.

UK: Huegli expands Worcestershire facility

21 Feb 2011

Swiss food manufacturer Huegli has announced that it plans to double the size of its UK head office and on-site production facilities.

SWITZERLAND: Huegli sales hit by Swiss franc

27 Jan 2011

Swiss food group Huegli saw recorded a sales fall during 2010, hit by a strong Swiss franc.


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