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Sigma's European arm partners with start-ups for growth

7 Feb 2020

European food producer Sigma in Europe – previously known as Campofrío Food Group – is stepping up its work with start-ups to improve innovation and boost growth.

Spanish meat firm Campofrio launches global snacks innovator

3 Jul 2019

Campofrío Food Group, a producer of meat products and prepared meals based in Spain, is running an innovator programme for start-ups.

Nestle 'steps up efforts to sell Herta meats unit'

11 Apr 2019

Nestlé is reportedly stepping up efforts to sell its Herta meats business after the Swiss food giant was said to have hired bankers in February to arrange the disposal. 

Mexico's Sigma sees IPO cancelled by parent company Alfa

28 Sep 2017

Mexican conglomerate Alfa has confirmed that the planned initial public offering (IPO) of its processed food business Sigma Alimentos has been cancelled.

Grupo Alfa's Sigma plans US$1bn share offering after 2013 issue aborted

15 Sep 2017

Mexican food processor Sigma Alimentos is revisiting a plan for an initial public offering of shares, with plans to raise as much as MXN18.5bn (US$1bn) in September.

Mexico's Sigma Alimentos takes full control of Romania's Caroli Foods Group

4 Sep 2017

Mexican food group Sigma Alimentos has furthered its European expansion plans by taking full control of Romanian meat processing company Caroli Foods Group.

Sigma Alimentos profits drop in Q1

25 Apr 2017

Sigma Alimentos, the Mexico-based food group, reported lower earnings in the first quarter of 2017 amid an increase in raw-material costs and the expense of new plants in Spain and the US.

Sigma Alimentos books lower 9M sales, earnings

20 Oct 2016

Sigma Alimentos, the Mexico-based food maker, has reported declining sales and earnings for the first nine months of the year, hit by foreign exchange and lower sales volumes.

Sigma Alimentos Q1 sales hit by forex

19 Apr 2016

Sigma Alimentos, the Mexico-based food maker, saw the strength of the US dollar hit its revenue in the first quarter of the year, although sales were up on a constant-currency basis.

BRICs and beyond: Dairies meet Mexican challenge through diversification

29 Jun 2015

Dairy producers in Mexico have turned to product diversification to boost sales in the face of rising costs, weak purchasing power within lower income consumer groups and growing competition for the favour of more affluent consumers. Elizabeth Machuca reports.

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.

SPAIN: Campofrio "on right track" after H1 sales, EBITDA rise

4 Aug 2014

Spain-based meats group Campofrio has booked a half-year loss but claimed it was on the right track after seeing sales and EBITDA increase year-on-year.

just-food's review of 2013: the trends that shaped 2013 M&A

6 Jan 2014

M&A levels remained relatively subdued in 2013. Growing private-equity interest and something of a shift in capital flows to mature markets have been significant trends shaping the M&A landscape. While gaining routes-to-market in emerging economies has remained key for strategic buyers. Katy Askew examines some of the stand-out deals of the past 12 months.

SPAIN: Campofrio names new CEO ahead of planned takeover

2 Jan 2014

A new chief executive has been appointed at Campofrio days after a deal was struck that is set to see Mexico's Sigma Alimentos and China's Shuanghui International take joint control of the Spanish meat group.

SPAIN: Sigma to share control of Campofrio with Shuanghui

23 Dec 2013

Spain-based meats group Campofrio is to be jointly controlled by Mexican food manufacturer Sigma Alimentos and China's Shuanghui International.

SPAIN: Shuanghui coy over "plans for Campofrio bid"

29 Nov 2013

Chinese pork group Shuanghui International has remained coy over reports it is planning a bid for Spanish meat processor Campofrio.

In the spotlight: Sigma looks to Europe with Campofrio bid

15 Nov 2013

Sigma Alimentos, the food arm of Mexican conglomerate Alfa, has launched a bid to acquire Spanish meat processor Campofrio. While Mexico's largest meat processor has been active in M&A in Latin America and the US in recent years, the move would mark the group's first foray into Europe. Katy Askew reports.

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