2007-08-08 - 5.1% growth in annual turnoverDuring the 2006–2007 financial year, which closed on June 30th, the Bonduelle Group recorded turnover of €1,252.9m against €1,196m during the previous financial year, or an increase of 5.1% at constant exchange rates. This growth is completely in line with Group forecasts and was particularly strong in the 4th quarter where turnover grew by 6.9%. This buoyancy was a feature throughout the entire financial year, driven the combined effects of a net revival in consumption in Europe and Western economies, continued solid activity in Central Europe and the effects of a ramp up in marketing budgets at the end of the financial year.
2007-07-16 - Bonduelle establishes a solid base in North America through its takeover of the Canadian company, Aliments CarrièreOn Thursday, the Bonduelle Group announced that it had finalised its acquisition of 100% of the capital of its subsidiary, Aliments Carrière, the Canadian leader in canned and frozen vegetables. This takeover has taken place gradually since the Bonduelle Group acquired a 23% stake in the company back in June 2006. Buyout of Aliments Carrière constitutes a crucial stage in Bonduelle’s global development strategy and provides the company with a very strong base in North America in its traditional canned and frozen vegetables business.
2007-03-29 - Bonduelle: financial results on the rise for the first half-yearThe Bonduelle Group recorded consolidated sales of 603.4 million Euros for the first half of the year 2006-2007 as compared to 574.7 million Euros for the first half of the previous year, representing a climb of 5.7%.
2006-10-09 - Bonduelle: net income up and faster globalisationDuring the 2005–2006 financial year ended 30 June, the Bonduelle Group recorded a virtually steady turnover of 1,196 million euros compared with the previous year which amounted to 1,201 million. Operating income before taxes and exceptional items stood at 70.5 million euros, up 2.2%, and net income was 40.4 million euros, up almost 9%.
2006-06-08 - Acquisition of interests in Aliments Carrière, CanadaThe Bonduelle Group, European vegetable leader, has just acquired a minority interest in Aliments Carrière, Canada’s frozen and canned vegetable leader, which holds over 70% of market share.