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Covid-19 and the food industry in 2021 – daily updates, Wednesday 10 March (free to read)

10 Mar 2021

As we enter 2021, just-food continues to provide daily updates on how Covid-19 is still affecting the world's packaged food sector – and how executives see the market taking shape.

Australian rice grower SunRice warns of possible sales pressure

22 Feb 2021

SunRice Group, an Australia-based rice grower, has warned disruption to shipping traffic linked to coronavirus could hurt its sales this year.

Australia's SunRice buys diversified local peer KJ&Co Brands

8 Dec 2020

SunRice Group, the Australian supplier of rice and rice-based foods, has made an acquisition in its home market as part of the company's growth strategy.

Australia's SunRice announces more job cuts

2 Dec 2019

SunRice has set out yet more job losses, with the Australia-based rice supplier expecting the upcoming crop to be smaller than the previous year, itself hit by drought.

SunRice announces more job losses

9 Oct 2019

Australia-based rice supplier SunRice has set out plans for more job losses, with the company pointing to the effects of a small rice crop.

Jobs to be lost at Australia's SunRice following poor rice crop forecast

29 Nov 2018

Australia's SunRice has announced it is taking action because of the "anticipated reduced size of the 2019 rice crop".

Australia's SunRice invests in processing mill in Vietnam

12 Nov 2018

Australia's SunRice is making its first direct investment in Vietnam with the purchase of a processing mill in the south of the country. 

SunRice forecasts fall in annual profits

29 Aug 2018

Australia's SunRice has forecast a decrease in its annual profits, pointing to a series of factors including trading conditions in Asia and the drought in New South Wales.

Australia's SunRice names Dimitri Courtelis CFO

27 Feb 2018

SunRice, the Australia-based group, has hired former Deloitte and Air Berlin executive Dimitri Courtelis as its new CFO.

SunRice sticks to profit forecast despite H1 fall

23 Dec 2016

Australia-based rice business SunRice has maintained its forecast for annual profits despite a decline in earnings in the first half of its financial year.

SunRice buys Australian pickled products firm Fehlbergs Fine Foods

4 Oct 2016

Australia-based rice business SunRice has struck a deal to buy local pickled onions and gherkins supplier Fehlbergs Fine Foods.

SunRice becomes sole shareholder in US firm SunFoods

4 Oct 2016

SunRice, the Australian rice exporter, has acquired the 35% stake in US rice business SunFoods it did not already own for an undisclosed sum.

SunRice puts capital restructuring on hold

5 May 2016

SunRice, the Australian rice exporter, has postponed plans for a capital restructuring that had lined up the listing of a unit trust on the country's main stock market.

SunRice introduces street food-inspired snacks

2 Jul 2015

Australian rice maker SunRice has launched a range of ready-to-eat snacks.

AUSTRALIA: SunRice acquires Blue Ribbon Rice Group's milling assets

25 Jul 2014

Australian rice firm SunRice has said an acquisition of Blue Ribbon Rice Group's milling assets will boost its own supply of "speciality" lines.

AUSTRALIA: SunRice FY profit fall lower than feared

27 Jun 2014

Australian rice supplier SunRice has reported a 6% drop in annual profits - although the decline was not as steep as the company had suggested in December.

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

23 Dec 2013

Despite its recent struggles at home and abroad, Tesco this week indicated it had ambitions for growth with its application to run multi-brand outlets in India. Over in China, Hershey sought to further build its business with a deal to buy 80% of local confectioner Shanghai Golden Monkey. And horsemeat returned to the headlines with arrests in France after horses tested on in labs allegedly entered the country's food chain.

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