London / UK. (pf) Premier Foods PLC notes the recent comments in the press regarding a potential capital restructuring. The Group´s bank debt and revolving credit facilities are in place until mid-2016, the group said in a very short statement.
Omaha / NE. (caf) ConAgra Foods, one of North America´s leading food companies, reported results for the fiscal Q2/2014 ended November 24, 2013. Diluted EPS from continuing operations was 0,54 USD as reported for the fiscal second quarter, up four percent.
Sydney / AU. (gfl) Goodman Fielder Limited has made further progress on its strategy to optimise its product and brand portfolio, announcing it has entered into an agreement to sell its Biscuits business in Australia to Green´s Food Holdings.
Dublin / OH. (twc) The Wendy´s Company has sold 30 Austin and 19 Sacramento area restaurants, in separate transactions. With the completion of the transactions, the Company has now either sold or announced sales agreements for a total of 282 restaurants in 2013.
Minneapolis / MN. (cg) Cargill said that construction has begun to expand storage and rail at its Viking grain handling facility. The expansion will be welcome news for local producers as it will improve terminal capacity available in the surrounding area.
White Plains / NY. (bl) Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited, announced that it has completed the purchase of the wheat milling business of Grupo Altex. In total the mills have a capacity of 2’500 metric tonnes per 24 hours.
Mexico City / MX. (gb) Grupo Bimbo launched the iPad application «Sembrando Juntos», its Corporate Social Responsibility program. With this application consumers will have the opportunity to know the actions implemented under the pillars of the program.
Sydney / AU. (gfl) Goodman Fielder Limited announced the appointment of Patrick Gibson as the company´s new Chief Financial Officer. Gibson joins Goodman Fielder from Brambles Limited where he was the Group Financial Controller since 2008.
Camden / NJ. (csc) Campbell announced the appointment of James Wong to the role of President, Greater China and Far East. Wong will oversee the company´s business in Greater China, the Campbell-Swire joint venture and Campbell´s operations in the Far East.
Minneapolis / MN. (gm) General Mills Inc. reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014. The 13-week period ending November 24, 2013 did not include Thanksgiving, while last year´s second-quarter results included the holiday, the company said.