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Shengyuan buys fellow China infant-formula maker Harbin Alfbeta

4 Oct 2019

Chinese infant-formula firm Shengyuan International Group, trading as Synutra, has acquired a local competitor.

Sodiaal seals deal with China's Synutra over infant-formula plant

14 Mar 2019

French dairy group Sodiaal has agreed a deal over an infant-formula production plant with China's Synutra.

Dairy firm Les Maitres Laitiers du Cotentin suspends contract with Synutra

3 Sep 2018

France-based dairy cooperative Les Maîtres Laitiers du Cotentin (MLC) has suspended supplies to Chinese infant formula manufacturer Synutra due to what it says were "non-respect" of terms under the contract.

Sodiaal confirms talks to buy part of Synutra infant-formula plant

29 Aug 2018

French dairy group Sodiaal is in discussions with Synutra to acquire part of the Chinese infant formula maker's activities at its production plant in Brittany.

Synutra earnings hit by higher costs 

10 Feb 2017

Synutra reported lower earnings for the first nine months of the year, as higher costs and lower sales weighed on the infant formula group's operating profit. 

Synutra CEO strikes deal to take company private

21 Nov 2016

Chinese infant formula maker Synutra has confirmed it has entered into a definitive merger agreement for a "going private transaction".

Chinese infant formula firm Synutra cuts FY profit forecast

10 Aug 2016

Synutra, the Chinese, US-listed infant formula producer, has lowered its forecast for annual profits amid a delay to a project in France, weak global raw-milk prices and the impact of exchange rates.

Synutra forecasts annual profits to rebound

13 Jun 2016

Synutra International, the Chinese infant formula producer, has forecast a rise in annual profits in its new financial year after seeing earnings slide in the year to the end of March.

Sodiaal's Candia to make UHT milk for China's Synutra

13 Apr 2016

Sodiaal, the French dairy co-operative, is to manufacture UHT milk to be sold in China under the local brands of infant formula group Synutra.

Synutra to build UHT milk plant in France

13 Apr 2016

Chinese infant formula manufacturer Synutra has announced plans to invest in building a UHT plant at its site in the French town of Carhaix.

Synutra CEO wants to go private 

18 Jan 2016

Chinese infant formula maker Synutra has received a preliminary proposal from chairman and CEO Liang Zhang to take the company private by acquiring all outstanding stock for US$5.91 a share. 

Synutra warns on FY sales and profit forecasts

10 Nov 2015

Synutra, the US-listed Chinese infant formula producer, has warned its revenue and net income forecasts will be "difficult to achieve" due to lower sales in its core business, foreign exchange losses and promotional costs.

Food industry news of the week - Russia and GMOs, US and waste, France compote raid

25 Sep 2015

Russia this week reportedly ruled out the use of GMOs in its food production, a further stiffening of its position on the issue. In the US, meanwhile, the Obama administration announced plans to halve food waste in 15 years. And, among a series of stories out of France, came news of raids from the country's competition watchdog on compote manufacturers.

French dairy Les Maîtres Laitiers du Cotentin to build plant to supply China's Synutra

24 Sep 2015

Les Maîtres Laitiers du Cotentin (MLC) has signed a contract to supply Chinese infant formula firm Synutra International that will see the French dairy build a production plant in Normandy.

Food industry results in brief - Snyder's-Lance, Thai Union, SunOpta

14 Aug 2015

This week's results included an upbeat US snack group Snyder's-Lance reporting higher second-quarter sales and profits, improved half-year revenue and earnings at seafood giant Thai Union and declines at an acquisitive SunOpta.

Food industry results in brief - Vion, DMK, First Milk

19 Jun 2015

Challenging conditions in the global dairy sector were again confirmed when both First Milk and DMK reported lower earnings. European meat firm Vion, however, insisted that its results were "improved" on 2014 despite racking up losses in the period. Here are the results in brief for this week.

Synutra earnings rise on sales, productivity

10 Feb 2015

Chinese infant formula maker Synutra International booked an increase in earnings during the first nine months of its financial year, driven by sales gains and improved efficiency.

Synutra lifts full-year outlook as H1 income jumps 50%

11 Nov 2014

Synutra International, the Chinese infant formula manufacturer, has raised its full-year outlook having registered an increase in income from operations of more than 50% in the first half of the year.

China formula group Synutra raises earnings forecast on Q2 gains

10 Oct 2014

Chinese infant formula group Synutra has raised its full-year earnings forecast after witnessing sales growth of "at least" 50% in the second quarter.

CHINA: Synutra Q1 profits lifted by higher formula prices

11 Aug 2014

Chinese infant formula manufacturer Synutra has reported a jump in first-quarter profits, helped by higher selling prices and boosted by proceeds from a plant disposal.

CHINA: Synutra expands sales network as infant formula consolidates

17 Jun 2014

Chinese infant nutrition firm Synutra International has been able to capitalise on the Beijing's production licence initiative, picking up distribution where other companies fail to gain a permit to manufacture.

CHINA: Synutra growing volumes through marketing

13 May 2014

Chinese infant formula company Synutra International attributed sequential growth in shipment volumes to increased marketing efforts.

CHINA: Infant formula firm Synutra hails "strong" Q3 results

12 Feb 2014

Chinese infant formula firm Synutra International has reported "strong" quarterly results, with sales and earnings better than it expected.

FRANCE: Synutra starts building work for drying facility

15 Jan 2014

Chinese infant formula firm Synutra International has started construction of a drying facility for powdered milk and fat-enriched demineralised whey in Carhaix in France.

China briefing: Multinationals face shifting formula landscape

29 Nov 2013

Multinational companies have dominated China's infant formula market but domestic companies are, with government support, looking to bolster their position with demand expected to remain buoyant. Wang Fangqing in Shanghai reports.

CHINA: Synutra moves to H1 profit

11 Nov 2013

Chinese infant formula group Synutra International has moved to a profit in the first half of its financial year.

CHINA: Synutra records "pleasing" Q1 performance

9 Aug 2013

Chinese infant formula group Synutra International said it was "pleased" with the performance and ongoing recovery of its core business as it booked an increase in first-quarter earnings and sales.

Best bits: Asia drives more Europe dairy consolidation

5 Jul 2013

The prospect of tapping growing demand for dairy in markets in Asia has driven another deal in Europe's dairy sector - this time a merger between two French processors, Sodiaal and 3A.

CHINA: Infant formula firm Synutra claims progress after challenging year

14 Jun 2013

Chinese infant formula firm Synutra International has insisted it has seen its core business return to profitability in the fourth quarter at the end of a year which saw sales fall and losses widen.

CHINA: Synutra cuts forecasts again after Q3 results

12 Feb 2013

Chinese infant formula group Synutra International has again cut its full-year financial forecasts after reporting a loss in the third quarter of its fiscal year.

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