London / UK. (ffg) British Finsbury Food Group PLC, a leading manufacturer of cake, bread and morning goods, published an update on trading in advance of entering its close period. Group revenue for the last financial year was up eight percent.
Astana / KZ. (ami) In the current year, Kazakhstan will probably increase wheat production by 1,5 to 2,0 million tonnes compared to the previous year, declared Ahylbek Kurishbaev, the Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, on July 30.
Kiev / UA. (ami) Agrarians of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea continue the harvesting campaign of early grains, and try to provide grain production at the level of the previous year, declared Nikholay Kolisnichenko, the Crimean Vice-Premier, on July 28.
Chisinau / MD. (ami) Moldova harvested over 90 percent of grains of the first group. According to the data of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry, as of July 27, agrarians harvested grains throughout 502’400 hectares, or 91 percent from sowing areas.
Toronto / CA. (cb) Canada Bread Company Limited reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. Net earnings per share of 0,89 CAD compared to 0,26 CAD last year. Adjusted Operating Earnings increased to 33,1 million CAD.
St. Louis / MO. (pbc) Panera Bread Company said its second-quarter profit increased 28 percent in part because of lower wheat costs. The St. Louis-based restaurant chain reported earnings of 20 million USD or 0,65 USD per share, for the three-month period that ended June 30.
Kiev / UA. (ami) As of the end of July, agrarians of Ukraine harvested 22 million tonnes of grains, declared Yuri Melnik, the Minister of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine. According to him, the share of milling grains in the general volume of harvested grains totals 36 percent.
Kiev / UA. (ami) According to forecasts of the Hydrometeorological centre of Ukraine, production volumes of grains and leguminous plants in Ukraine in 2009 will total nearly 41,3 million tonnes, marked Anatoliy Prokopenko, the deputy director of the centre.
Moscow / RU. (ami) In the current year, grain exports from the countries of the Black Sea region will reduce by nearly eleven percent, declared Tatyana Krooymans, the chairman of the board of the representative office of Rabobank in Russia.
Seattle / WA. (sc) Coffee giant Starbucks Corporation last week reported financial results for its third quarter ended June 28, 2009. Fiscal third quarter 2009 highlights include: