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Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

18 Sep 2020

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

Coronavirus - Lancaster Colony employee tests positive

6 Apr 2020

Lancaster Colony said one of the US food group's employees has tested positive for Covid-19 and is now in self-isolation at home.

Lancaster Colony invests in bagels, frozen product plants

28 Aug 2019

US food group Lancaster Colony is building a new automated production line for its recently acquired bagels business.

Lancaster Colony installs Kraft Foods veteran Thomas Pigott as CFO as Douglas Fell moves to new role

15 Mar 2019

Lancaster Colony is installing an ex-Kraft Foods Group executive as finance chief to replace Douglas Fell who is moving to a new role.

Lancaster Colony notches up second acquisition of the year with Omni Baking

19 Nov 2018

The US garlic bread-to-salad dressings manufacturer Lancaster Colony has completed its second bakery acquisition of the year.

Lancaster Colony buys up Bantam Bagels for $34m

23 Oct 2018

US food group Lancaster Colony has closed a US$34m deal for New York-based Bantam Bagels.

Earnings summary - Dairy Crest 9M sales up; Huegli weighed down by German sales; Greencore sales surge; J&J Snack Foods Q1 profits rise

31 Jan 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 - Conagra Brands sees income rise; General Mills revises full-year guidance

21 Dec 2017

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.

Record sales for Lancaster Colony but income hit by pension withdrawal

18 Aug 2017

US food group Lancaster Colony has booked record sales of US$1.2bn for the year ended 30 June - but saw profits come under pressure.

Lancaster Colony appoints David Ciesinski CEO

26 May 2017

US food maker Lancaster Colony has promoted David Ciesinski as CEO.

Lancaster Colony books lower earnings despite sales rise

27 Apr 2017

US food group Lancaster Colony today (27 April) booked lower nine-month earnings despite reporting a slight rise in sales.

Lancaster Colony H1 profits up despite flat sales

26 Jan 2017

Lancaster Colony, the US flatbread-to-dressings group, today (26 January) booked higher first-half earnings despite sales being flat year-on-year.

Lancaster Colony to buy Angelic Bakehouse 

3 Nov 2016

US food group Lancaster Colony has struck a deal to buy sprouted grain bakery products company Angelic Bakehouse.

Lancaster Colony operating income up 21% on back of lower commodity costs

27 Oct 2016

US flatbread and dressings maker Lancaster Colony today (27 October) booked a slight fall in net sales in the company's first-quarter results, but turned in a 21% increase in operating income - boosted by factors including lower commodity costs.

Lancaster Colony profit rises on sales, margins

18 Aug 2016

Lancaster Colony reported higher full-year earnings today (18 August) as the US group's profits were boosted by higher sales and margins.

Lancaster Colony posts 9M sales, profit jump

28 Apr 2016

US flatbread and dressings maker Lancaster Colony has reported higher sales and profits for the first nine months of its financial year.

Lancaster Colony names former Kraft executive David Ciesinski president and COO

21 Apr 2016

Lancaster Colony, the US group behind brand including Marzetti salad dressings and Flatout flatbread, has appointed former Kraft Foods Group executive Dave Ciesinski to the new role of president and COO.

Lancaster Colony posts H1 profit, sales growth

28 Jan 2016

Lancaster Colony has reported increased sales and profits for the first half of its financial year, helped by acquisitions and pricing.

Lancaster Colony reports Q1 profit rise

30 Oct 2015

Pricing has helped reduce the impact of higher egg costs at Lancaster Colony, which reported increased profits during the first quarter of its financial year.

Lancaster Colony FY sales gain, earnings trail

20 Aug 2015

Lancaster Colony booked an increase in sales today (20 August), supported by organic growth and M&A, but the company's earning growth trailed top line gains.

Food industry results in brief: J&J, Lala, Pinnacle

1 May 2015

A busy week for results as the first-quarter reporting season got into full swing. We heard from global food manufacturers as far afield as Latin American and Russia, with the likes of Sigma Alimentos owner Alfa and Cherkizovo Group updating the markets. Here is just-food's weekly financial round up.

Lancaster Colony acquires flatbread maker Flatout Holdings

16 Mar 2015

Lancaster Colony, a US speciality food maker, has acquired premium flatbread maker Flatout Holdings for approximately US$92m.

Sales mix, costs hits Lancaster Colony first-half

29 Jan 2015

Lancaster Colony reported lower first-half earnings as a deterioration in sales mix and higher costs offset top line gains at the pie-to-condiments maker.

Higher costs hit Lancaster Colony Q1

30 Oct 2014

Higher costs weighed on Lancaster Colony first-quarter earnings, which fell despite growing sales, the US company revealed today (30 October).

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

26 Aug 2014

This week, Russia eased off on its Western import ban, announcing a list of products it would allow into the country. Elsewhere, the takeover battle for Chiquita Brands International took a new twist when juice maker Cutrale Group called on the produce giant's shareholders to vote against its planned merger with Fyffes. Meanwhile, German food giant Dr Oetker struck a deal to buy McCain Foods' North American pizza business.

US: FY sales up but profits down at Lancaster Colony

21 Aug 2014

US food group Lancaster Colony today (21 August) booked a fall in annual profits despite higher sales.

US: Lancaster Colony promotes Fell to CFO

20 Jun 2014

US food maker Lancaster Colony has promoted Doug Fell to the position of CFO after John Boylan announced plans to retire.

US: Lancaster Colony Q2 sales, earnings accelerate

4 Feb 2014

Lancaster Colony has seen sales and earnings accelerate in the second quarter of its financial year, reversing the negative trends seen in the first quarter.

US: Lancaster Q1 earnings dip on promotions

1 Nov 2013

Lancaster Colony has booked a drop in first-quarter earnings as higher promotional activity hit operating profit at its speciality food business.

On the money: Lancaster balance sheet "flexibility" will allow for M&A

23 Aug 2013

US speciality food group Lancaster Colony says it has "considerable flexibility" in its balance sheet to support potential food-related acquisition.

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