Toronto / CA. (gwl) George Weston Limited announced its consolidated unaudited results for the twelve weeks ended June 14, 2014. Sales grew 36,0 percent to 10’598 million CAD. Excluding Shoppers Drug Mart, sales increased by 2,5 percent.
Pennsauken / NJ. (jj) J+J Snack Foods Corporation, a leading niche snack food and beverage company, announced sales and earnings for the third quarter ended June 28, 2014. Sales increased eight percent to 257,1 million USD from 237,0 million USD in Q3/2013.
London / UK. (tl) British Tate + Lyle PLC, a leading global provider of speciality food ingredients and solutions, announced its interim results for the period from 01 April to 30 June 2014, which is the first quarter of the current financial year.
Chicago / IL. (tni) Sandwich consumption is strong in Canada. Consumers are eating an average of 3,3 sandwiches per week, and 35 percent of them say they eat a sandwich at least every other day. 39 percent of the sandwiches are sourced away from home.
Chicago / IL. (mi) New research from Mintel suggests that while craft beer drinkers in the United States may indeed love the big, bold flavours of their favourite artisanal brew, they also place a premium on what the beer says about them.
Canton / MA. (db) Dunkin´ Brands Group Inc., the parent company of Dunkin´ Donuts (DD) and Baskin-Robbins (BR), reported results for the second quarter ended June 28, 2014. Diluted adjusted EPS increased 14,6 percent to 0,47 USD, the company said.
Chicago / IL. (tni) Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X and Baby Boomers total about 74 percent of the U.S. population – and make up the bulk of today´s foodservice consumers. Technomic recently examined the needs and behaviors of each generation.
White Plains / NY. (bl) Bunge Limited announced that John E. McGlade has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective August 05, 2014. McGlade, age 60, was chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Air Products from 2008 to 2014.
Purchase / NY. (pci) PepsiCo Inc. announced that James J. Schiro has tendered his resignation from the company´s Board of Directors for personal health reasons, effective immediately. Schiro is the former CEO of both Zurich Financial Services and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Monterrey / MX. (gr) Gruma S.A.B. de C.V. reported its results for the second quarter 2014. The announcement of the Mexican group is currently only available in Spanish. An English translation is presumably available some weeks later on the company´s web server.