Wednesday, 28. October 2020
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Ebro Puleva: posts a net profit of 49 million euro

Madrid / ES. (ep) The Ebro Puleva Group posted a net turnover of 1.278 million euro in the first half-year 2007, a year-on-year growth of twelve percent. Operating profits also showed strong growth, reflecting the sound performance of the business in the first six months. In particular, the Ebitda or Gross Operating Profit was up 12,5 percent to 153 million euro, following investments of 42 million euro in advertising, 22 percent more than last year.

Barry Callebaut: enters attractive Indian market

Zurich / CH. (bc) Barry Callebaut, the world´s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, will enter the fast-growing Indian chocolate market by opening a sales office in Mumbai in September. The company will also inaugurate a new Chocolate Academy in India´s largest city in December, where Indian confectioners can enhance their chocolate skills through courses and practical workshops.

Fornetti: enters Bulgaria, builds second plant in Ukraine

Kecskemet / HU. (wib) Fornetti Frozen Bakers Products and Trading Ltd. opened its first exhibition bakery in Bulgaria last week and added four additional stores since then. The company also plans to complete the construction of a new plant in Ukraine in 18 months. According to «Portfolio.hu» (citing «Napi Gazdaság») the plant will have a monthly capacity of 600 tons. Works on Fornetti’s second Ukrainian production base already started, founder and owner Jozsef Palasti told the newspaper(s).