The German pharmaceuticals group reports that sales in the first
six months of 2002 rose 21 per cent on the previous year to €3.7
billion while operating income showed growth of 48 per cent to €495
million. Business in the US was...
The manufacturer of functional food ingredients derived from rice
bran reported lower revenues and net income for the second quarter
compared with the same period last year, but said sales in domestic
markets have grown.
The Swiss food giant has confirmed its interest in some of
Novartis' functional foods, part of the unit put up for sale
earlier this year. Analysts speculate that the food group could
easily afford to buy the drug company's...
Energy drink maker Hansen Natural reported record gross and net
sales for the second quarter ended June 30, 2002. The company
attributed strong sales to its core beverage lines and new product
The producer of plant-based dairy alternatives shrugs off flat
sales to post a strong rise in profits in the first quarter of
fiscal 2003 as its restructuring and expansion programme begins to
Zila, the US-based pharmaceutical and nutraceutical producer, said
it remained confident that EBITDA would grow significantly next
year after major restructuring of the business during the final
quarter of 2002.
Second quarter net profits for Nutri/System, the US-based producer
and marketer of weight-loss products, grew from $189,000 to $1.3
million (€1.34m), helped by a strong rise in sales through the QVC
Full-year results at US-based pharmaceutical and nutritional
product manufacturer Perrigo were helped by the addition of a
number of exceptional items, but also showed solid growth before
Third quarter sales at Nutraceutical International, the US
supplement manufacturer, rose from $26.7 million to $29.5 million
as a result of good organic growth and acquisitions, while profits
were up from $2.0 million to $4.2 million,...