Toronto / CA. (cb) Canada Bread reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. Adjusted EPS for Q4/2012 increased to 1,00 CAD from 0,67 CAD in 2011. For the full year, Adjusted EPS decreased to 3,26 CAD from 3,43 CAD.
Decatur / IL. (adm) Archer Daniels Midland Company has promoted Christopher M. Cuddy to the newly created role of president, sweeteners and starches, in the company´s Corn business unit. He previously served as vice president and general manager …
Charlotte / NC. (li) Snyder´s-Lance Inc. announced plans to close its bakery facility in Cambridge, Ontario. Snyder´s-Lance conducted a review of current manufacturing facilitates including capacity, capabilities and distribution costs to key markets.
Thomasville / GA. (ff) Flowers Foods Inc. completed its acquisition of the perpetual, exclusive and royalty-free licenses to the Sara Lee and Earthgrains brands for sliced breads, buns, and rolls in the state of California from BBU Incorporated.
McLean / VA. (bw) The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) announced the election of three officers and seven members to the AFFI Board of Directors. The elections took place at the AFFI Annual Meeting and Keynote Breakfast held in Anaheim, California.
Mexico City / MX. (gb) Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V. reported results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012. All figures, including those for prior periods, are expressed in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
London / UK. (abf) Food, ingredients and retail group Associated British Foods PLC (ABF) issues the following update prior to entering the close period for its interim results to 02 March 2013 which are scheduled to be announced on 23 April 2013.
Battle Creek / MG. (kc) Kellogg Company announced the election of Cynthia H. Milligan, dean emeritus of the College of Business Administration at University of Nebraska-Lincoln and trustee of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, to its board of directors.
Parma / IT. (bg) Italian food company Barilla has entered into an agreement to sell its interests in German bakery group Lieken to Czech Group Agrofert for an undisclosed amount. The deal will allow Barilla to continue focusing on growing its core business.
London / UK. (pf) Premier Foods PLC announces its preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2012, demonstrating the Company´s continued delivery against the strategic priorities it set out at the beginning of the year – the company said in a statement.