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The bitesize interview: Bennett Opie owner William Opie

The bitesize interview: Bennett Opie owner William Opie

Family-owned UK company Bennett Opie is a varied business, selling products from pickles to compotes under its Opies brand at home and abroad and handling a fast-growing distribution arm in its domestic market. just-food spoke to fourth-generation owner William Opie about the company's recent rapid growth and its ambitions to expand further overseas.

FINLAND: Kesko earnings rise on cost cuts

Finnish retailer Kesko has booked an increase in profit despite weaker sales, as the group benefited from cost cutting. Kesko said net profit was EUR185m (US$249.8m) in 2013, compared to…

FINLAND: Cost savings boost Kesko Q3

Finland-based retailer Kesko has booked an increase in third-quarter earnings from its food stores, boosted by cost savings. In the period to the end of September, operating profit reached EUR56.5m…

FINLAND: Kesko records H1 profit increase

Finland-based retailer Kesko has booked an increase in food earnings in the first half. In the six months to the end of June, operating profit reached EUR99m compared to EUR73.3m…

FINLAND: Kesko Q1 food earnings climb

Finland-based retailer Kesko has booked an increase in food earnings in the first quarter. Operating profit was up 38.9% to EUR48.2m (US$63m), the company reported today (25 April). Profitability was…

FINLAND: Kesko FY food profits slide

Expansion into Russia and store openings hit profits from Finland-based retailer Kesko's food stores last year. Operating profit from Kesko's food business dropped 3.8% to EUR168.4m (US$228m) in 2012, the company…