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AGRANA results for first three quarters of 2011|12 (ended 30 November 2011) – Good business performance continues, with substantial earnings improvement expected for full year

With a very good third quarter for the Group, AGRANA’s international Sugar, Starch and Fruit activities kept up this financial year’s positive trend. Revenue in the first three quarters grew by 20.2% from the prior year’s comparative period, to € 1,952.2 million. …

AGRANA increases earnings in first three quarters of 2011|12

For the first nine months of 2011|12, AGRANA reports an increase in consolidated revenues compared to the prior year from approx. € 1,624 million to approx. € 1,952 million.


Johann Marihart takes charge of PFP, the association of the primary food processing industry in 2012

Johann Marihart, CEO of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG, in his position as President of the European Committee of Sugar Manufacturers CEFS, will assume the annually rotating presidency of the association of the primary food processing industry PFP with effect from January 2012. …

AGRANA consolidates its presence in South Africa and starts production of fruit preparations in Johannesburg

AGRANA started operations at its new production facility in Johannesburg at the end of October. This adds a second production site to the presence of this sugar, starch and fruit-processing Group in South Africa which now produces fruit preparations for the dairy, baking and ice…

AGRANA inaugurates the second-largest sugar silo in Europe at its sugar factory in Tulln

AGRANA inaugurated its new granulated sugar silo at its sugar factory in Tulln today. The new silo, which stores 70,000 tonnes of granulated sugar, is one of the most advanced facilities of its kind in Europe thanks to its structural design and impact on the environment. …

AGRANA: strong results for first half of 2011|12

In the first half of the 2011|12 financial year (ended 31 August 2011), AGRANA markedly boosted both revenue (by 19.7% to € 1,284.7 million) and operating profit before exceptional items (by 82.4% to € 118.2 million). All three segments – Sugar, Starch and Fruit – contributed to…

For the introduction of E10 in Austria there is no need for additional grain acreage

In response to the current debate surrounding the introduction of E10 next year, AGRANA would like to make a statement concerning the environmental aspects of Austrian bioethanol production.

AGRANA and beet growers reach agreement on sugar beet prices

Following several rounds of negotiation, an agreement has been reached between the Austrian sugar producer AGRANA and the industry association ‘Die Rübenbauern’ at the beginning of the new beet harvesting season on the allocation of the increased sales revenues for sugar which…

Expiring market regime for starch potato production: The situation, consequences and conclusions for agriculture and industry

The expiration of the European market regime for starch potatoes at the end of 2011 is expected within the industry to lead to a 30 % reduction in the production of starch potatoes – thereby posing a massive threat to the sector.

The Chef of the Year 2012 is BOBBY BRÄUER | Hotel-Restaurant Petit Tirolia, Kitzbühel

Bobby Bräuer has a reputation for being an intelligent chef who does not bore his guests with bells and whistles on their plates. The three-toque chef scored 18 out of a possible 20 points in the Austrian restaurant guide Gault&Millau 2011.