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AGRANA and Gault&Millau award title "Chef of the Year 2015" to Richard Rauch (Steira Wirt)

The Chef of the Year 2015 is RICHARD RAUCHRestaurant Steira Wirt, TrautmannsdorfIt is precisely the combination of the endearing old-fashioned interior of the inn with its amazing terrace and the food that Richard Rauch and his team conjure up on your plate that makes the Steira Wirt...

AGRANA Research & Innovation Center in Tulln has been ceremoniously opened - Bringing all R&D activities together in one location

The grand opening of the new AGRANA Research & Innovation Center (ARIC) in Tulln today signals the beginning of a new chapter for AGRANA research. With these new premises, the global sugar, starch and fruit company AGRANA has combined all research and innovation activities of ‘Zuckerforschung...

New Management of AUSTRIA Juice GmbH appointed - Franz Ennser succeeds Stephan Büttner as CEO

As a consequence of the previously announced appointment of Stephan Büttner, CEO of AUSTRIA Juice GmbH, to the Management Board of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG, the following changes are taking place in the management team of AUSTRIA Juice GmbH:The new CEO, and therefore the successor to Büttner...

AGRANA results for first quarter of 2014|15 (ended 31 May 2014) – Pressure on sales prices in Sugar and Fruit reduces revenue and EBIT

AGRANA, the global manufacturer of sugar, starch and fruit products, started the 2014|15 financial year with a significant decline in revenue as a result of lower market prices, following the record revenues of the past two years. Compared to the year-earlier quarter, Group revenue in the...

AGRANA Annual General Meeting approves unchanged dividend of € 3.60 / Erwin Hameseder succeeds Christian Konrad as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

The 27th Annual General Meeting of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG today resolved to pay a dividend in the amount of € 3.60 per share for the financial year 2013|14. This is equivalent to that of the prior year. The Annual General Meeting also discharged the members of the Management Board, Johann...

AGRANA concentrates production of fruit preparations in Austria at Gleisdorf plant /// Kröllendorf (Lower Austria) remains head office of Austria Juice GmbH and the site for fruit juice concentrate production

In response to the continuingly weak development of the market for fruit yoghurts in Europe, AGRANA is now optimising the organisational structure of its fruit preparations division in Austria. At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG resolved to in future operate...

AGRANA with solid performance in Q1 2014|15 but weaker full-year guidance

In the first quarter 2014|15 (1 March to 31 May 2014), AGRANA generated earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of € 52.9 million (Q1 2013|14: € 59.6 million).

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AGRANA opens new fruit preparations plant in Lysander (New York)

Global leader in fruit preparations now has four facilities in USA

AGRANA Group revenue again exceeds € 3 billion / Steady dividend proposal of € 3.60 per share

Group revenue of € 3,043.4 million again over three-billion markOperating profit of € 171.4 million significantly below that of prior year (€ 236.9 million)Considerably higher commodity costs weigh on result in Sugar segmentPositive trend continues in Fruit segmentStronger equity ratio of...

Management Board Changes at AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

The AGRANA Group announces that Walter Grausam, Chief Financial Officer, will be leaving the Management Board of the AGRANA Group (AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG) and retiring upon the expiry of his current contract on 31 December 2014. Walter Grausam has been the CFO of the AGRANA Group since 1995...

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