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Dean Best | 7 Aug 2017

Philippines-based group Universal Robina Corp. has posted a fall in first-half profits amid a drop in domestic beverage sales and spending the company has made in Vietnam to revitalise its local business after a product recall last year.


John Shepherd | 11 May 2017

Universal Robina Corp. has said its top-line grew by 8% in the first quarter of 2017 although cost inflation, exchange rates and the lingering impact of a drinks recall in Vietnam weighed on the Philippines-based food and beverage group's profits.


Dean Best | 2 May 2017

The Philippines licence to Conagra Brands' Hunt's brand has been acquired by local canned food group Century Pacific Food.


Dean Best | 16 Feb 2017

Hong Kong-based Vitasoy Group and Philippines-headquartered food and beverage group Universal Robina Corp. have set up a venture to market plant-based drinks.


John Shepherd | 16 Jan 2017

Philippines-based food and beverage group Universal Robina Corp. has booked an increase in annual earnings.


John Shepherd | 17 Aug 2016

Philippines-based food and beverage group Universal Robina Corp. (URC) said today (17 August) it plans to buy Consolidated Snacks Pty Ltd, the company behind Snack Brands Australia, for AUD600m (US$458m).


Dean Best | 12 Aug 2016

Universal Robina Corp., the Philippines-based food and beverage group, has cut its forecasts for annual sales and operating profit after claims of lead in some of the company's drinks products in Vietnam hit its overseas revenues.


Dean Best | 31 May 2016

Universal Robina Corp., the Philippines-based snacks group, has lowered its forecast for annual sales growth.


Dean Best | 11 May 2016

Universal Robina Corp., the Philippines-based food group, saw its sales and profits grow in the first half of its financial year.


Dean Best | 15 Mar 2016

Universal Robina Corp., the Philippines-based consumer goods group, is looking to buy assets across south-east Asia.


Hannah Abdulla | 15 Feb 2016

First quarter profits at Filipino food manufacturer Universal Robina Corp. (URC) have been driven by lower commodity prices and better cost management.


Hannah Abdulla | 18 Dec 2015

This week Fonterra announced it was selling its yoghurt and dairy business in Australia to Parmalat, Chinese fruit groups Golden Wing Mau and Joyvio announced a merger and UK meat group Dunbia confirmed it was mulling options for the business. Belgium's Lotus Bakeries bought UK snacks group Urban Fresh Foods, its second deal in the country in four months and, looking to next year, we analysed the prospects for the BRIC markets in 2016. Here is the week in quotes.


Dean Best | 16 Dec 2015

Universal Robina Corp. has plans to expand production in Asia, the Philippines-based group has told just-food.


Dean Best | 9 Dec 2015

Universal Robina Corp., the Philippines-based consumer goods group, has outlined its strategy to roll out the Griffin's biscuit brand into markets in Asia.


Dean Best | 17 Aug 2015

Universal Robina Corp., the Philippines-based consumer goods group, saw sales and earnings rise in the first nine months of its financial year - but domestic sales growth slowed in the third quarter.


Dean Best | 12 Aug 2011

Increased commodity costs have led to profits at Philippines-based food group Universal Robina Corp. falling over the first nine months of its fiscal year.

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