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BELGIUM: Underlying sales up at Greenyard Foods

25 Jul 2013

Belgium-based food group Greenyard Foods, previously known as PinguinLutosa, saw sales slide in the first quarter of its financial year after the sale of its Lutosa business - but underlying revenues were up.

EU: McCain to sell Lutosa assets in Europe to gain EU deal approval

29 May 2013

McCain Foods will have to offload the Lutosa retail brand in Europe after the EU looked into the impact of the Canadian giant's acquisition of the business from rival PinguinLutosa.

The week ahead - Wal-Mart Q1s, Post Holdings H1, ProTerra conference

13 May 2013

US breakfast cereal group Post Holdings kicks off a relatively quieter week of results with its half-year numbers on Monday. On Tuesday, meat giants Marfig and JBS will report on how it fared in the first three months of the year - as will Wal-Mart on Thursday. The week also includes an international conference in the Netherlands looking at the sustainable cultivation of soy.

BELGIUM: PinguinLutosa nine-month sales boosted by acquisitions

28 Jan 2013

PinguinLutosa has reported a strong rise in sales for the first nine months of its fiscal year, benefiting from the knock-on effect of acquisitions and higher volumes.

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

12 Nov 2012

In a week of trading updates and financial results, we spoke to Associated British Foods finance chief John Bason about the UK group's grocery business, heard how retailer Morrisons plans to revitalise its sales and why Mondelez International CEO Irene Rosenfeld believes its operations in Brazil and Russia can bounce back after a challenging quarter.

just-food SIAL 2012 Diary - 24 October

24 Oct 2012

As SIAL enters into its fourth day in Paris, just-food brings you a few highlights of what you can expect from the event attending by companies and executives from across the food manufacturing and retailing sectors.

CANADA/BELGIUM: McCain to buy PinguinLutosa potato unit

19 Oct 2012

McCain Foods has signed a deal to buy the potato division of Belgian vegetable supplier PinguinLutosa.

BELGIUM: Sara Lee exec Vaesen named PinguinLutosa CEO

10 Oct 2012

Former Sara Lee executive Marleen Vaesen will become chief executive of Belgium-based produce group PinguinLutosa.

BELGIUM: PinguinLutosa receives bids for potato unit

4 Sep 2012

Belgian vegetable supplier PinguinLutosa has received takeover offers for its potato division.

BELGIUM/UK: PinguinLutosa to scrutinise UK costs

30 Jul 2012

Vegetable supplier PinguinLutosa is looking to bring its production costs in the UK in line with those from its operations in Europe

BELGIUM: M&A boosts PinguinLutosa Q1 sales

26 Jul 2012

Two significant acquisitions in the last year boosted first-quarter sales at Belgium-based frozen and canned food group PinguinLutosa.

BELGIUM: PinguinLutosa records FY net loss

16 May 2012

Leading European vegetable processor PinguinLutosa has booked a full-year net loss on the back of one-off costs and sales declines in its frozen vegetable division.

BELGIUM: PinguinLutosa reports higher Q3 sales

28 Oct 2011

Belgian food group PinguinLutosa has reported an increase in sales over the first nine months of 2011, boosted by recent acquisitions.

BELGIUM: High material prices hit PinguinLutosa's H1 results

19 Aug 2011

Belgian frozen food group PinguinLutosa has blamed high raw material prices on its disappointing first half results.

BELGIUM: Acquisitions prompt PinguinLutosa revamp

20 Jul 2011

Belgium-based frozen foods group PinguinLutosa has shaken up its senior management to a run a business expanded by acquisitions.

BELGIUM: Potato price hike boosts PinguinLutosa Q1 sales

27 Apr 2011

Belgium-based frozen foods group PinguinLutosa has posted a rise in first-quarter sales as the company succeeded in passing on higher potato prices.

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

18 Mar 2011

It seems one of the biggest M&A stories in the food industry in recent months is reaching the final chapter, with the news today (18 March) that General Mills is in exclusive talks to buy into French dairy business Yoplait. The potential investment capped a week in which just-food covered the IFE food-industry exhibition in London, PepsiCo set up a venture to sell dips worldwide with Israel's Strauss Group and Kraft Foods, Unilever and Dr Oetker were fined for anti-competitive behaviour in Germany. Click on the headlines to find out more.

BELGIUM: PinguinLutosa sales strengthen in Q3

28 Oct 2010

Belgium-based frozen-food group PinguinLutosa has recorded a 9% rise in third-quarter revenue as sales growth accelerated from the first half of the year.

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