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Usana's center of gravity continues to shift toward China

Usana's center of gravity continues to shift toward China

By Hank Schultz

Usana Health Sciences posted strong fourth quarter results dampened somewhat by a discounting program undertaken to boost sales, the company announced this week. The company continued to show the fastest sales increases in China, while results in North...

The first phase of an expansion at Neptune’s facility in Sherbrooke, Quebec, should be completed by March 2012

Neptune promises productivity boost as sales rise but profits slide

By Elaine Watson

Canadian krill oil firm Neptune Technologies & Bioressources posted a modest rise in revenues in the first quarter of 2012 but said its bottom line had suffered owing to changes in exchange rates, a switch to International Financial Reporting Standards...

Cultures lift Chr Hansen

Cultures lift Chr Hansen

Strong growth in cultures and human health products partly driven
by developments in the dairy industry, as well as rises for colours
and flavours, helped first quarter ingredients sales at Danish firm
Chr Hansen.

Novozymes riding high

Novozymes riding high

Danish enzymes company Novozymes continues on a high this year,
despite a slight fall in food enzyme sales for the quarter,
resulting in an overall boost to 13 per cent for its forecast for
net profit increase for the full year.

Ahold results disappoint

Ahold results disappoint

Dutch retailer Ahold has said that consolidated sales for the
second quarter of €13.0 billion for its global sales represented a
decline of 12.4 per cent compared to the €14.8 billion generated in
the second quarter 2002. Analysts...

Profit drops for DSM

Profit drops for DSM

By all accounts DSM presented a less than rosy set of second
quarterly figures this week with sales and operating profit figures
both plummeting. The company predicts a further downward trend in
the third quarter but should rebound...

Martek development pays off

Martek development pays off

Martek Biosciences has reported a 132 per cent increase in revenues
to $26.4 million for the second quarter of the year, thanks to
greater sales of nutritional products to the company's infant
formula licensees, Wyeth, Mead Johnson...

Stable season for Treatt

Stable season for Treatt

Despite an increase in sales UK flavour and fragrance company
Treatt described trading for the six months to 31 March 2003 as
'challenging' this week, with profit before tax falling by
24 per cent to £955,000 (€1.3m) compared...

Latin America hits IFF results

Latin America hits IFF results

US flavours and fragrance giant International Flavors &
Fragrances saw fourth quarter 2002 sales rise 5 per cent to $424.3
million (€391m) from $405.6 million for the same period in 2001,
despite weak economic conditions in Latin...

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