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AGRANA starts production of fruit preparations in Japan

The fruit, starch and sugar group AGRANA is extending its presence in Asia and acquiring the fruit preparations business of the local food producer Taiyo Kagaku Co. Ltd. AGRANA Fruit Japan Ltd. will be starting with the production of fruit preparations on 1 April and therefore…

AGRANA 2020|21: EBIT 10 % below prior year

To date, AGRANA had been expecting an overall annual EBIT in 2020|21 of at least € 87.1 million. Following a provisional review of the figures, the Group is now expected to achieve provisional earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) in its 2020|21 financial year in an amount of…

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AGRANA successfully concludes its longest ever starch potato processing campaign

2020/21 campaign extends for a total of 189 days

AGRANA: Markus Mühleisen succeeds Johann Marihart as CEO from 1 June 2021

The Supervisory Board of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG today appointed Mr Markus Mühleisen, MBA, (54), to the position of CEO of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG for a period of three years with effect from 1 June 2021. Originating from Düsseldorf (Germany), this manager succeeds Johann Marihart…

Management Board Change at AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

The Supervisory Board of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG today announced the appointment of Mr Markus Mühleisen, MBA, (54), as the CEO of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG for a period of three years with effect from 1 June 2021. This manager originating from Düsseldorf (Germany), succeeds Johann…

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AGRANA delivers significant earnings increase in first three quarters of 2020|21

First three quarters of 2020|21 at a glance Revenue: € 1,965.3 million (+4.6%; Q1-Q3 prior year: € 1,879.4 million) EBIT: € 84.3 million (+20.8%; Q1-Q3 prior year: € 69.8 million) EBIT margin: 4.3% (Q1-Q3 prior year: 3.7%) Profit for the period: € 53.8 million (+24.8%;…

EBIT in Q3 2020|21 significantly up on prior year

Guidance for full-year EBIT confirmed to be at least prior-year level

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Climate-friendly transport: AGRANA cuts 50,000 truck journeys by focusing on rail transport in its sugar beet campaign

1.25 million tons of beets are delivered by rail to sugar production sites in Leopoldsdorf and Tulln

Supervisory Board gives green light for sugar refinery in Leopoldsdorf to continue operations in 2021

38,200 hectares of beet-growing area for 2021 make it possible to continue efficiently processing sugar beet at two sites in Austria

AGRANA’s sugar beet processing in Austria continues at two sites in 2021

The Supervisory Board of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG today approved the continuation of Austrian sugar beet processing operations in 2021 at two sites, Tulln and Leopoldsdorf, both located in Lower Austria. This is commercially viable due to the contracted sugar beet growing area of…

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