News Archive

9 October 2014

AGRANA results for first half of 2014|15 (ended 31 August 2014) – Pressure on prices in Sugar and Fruit leaves revenue and EBIT lower

In the first half of the 2014|15 financial year, AGRANA, the global sugar, starch and fruit products manufacturer, registered a significant revenue reduction of 17.9% to EUR 1,285.2 million. Operating...  More

10 September 2014

AGRANA Research & Innovation Center in Tulln has been ceremoniously opened / Bringing all R&D activities together in one location

The grand opening of the new AGRANA Research & Innovation Center (ARIC) in Tulln today signals the beginning of a new chapter for AGRANA research.   More

11 July 2014

New Management of AUSTRIA Juice GmbH appointed - Franz Ennser succeeds Stephan Büttner as CEO

As a consequence of the previously announced appointment of Stephan Büttner, CEO of AUSTRIA Juice GmbH, to the Management Board of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG, the following changes are taking place in the...  More

10 July 2014

AGRANA results for first quarter of 2014|15 (ended 31 May 2014) – Pressure on sales prices in Sugar and Fruit reduces revenue and EBIT

AGRANA, the global manufacturer of sugar, starch and fruit products, started the 2014|15 financial year with a significant decline in revenue as a result of lower market prices, following the record...  More

4 July 2014

AGRANA Annual General Meeting approves unchanged dividend of € 3.60 / Erwin Hameseder succeeds Christian Konrad as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

The 27th Annual General Meeting of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG today resolved to pay a dividend in the amount of € 3.60 per share for the financial year 2013|14. This is equivalent to that of the prior...  More

4 July 2014

AGRANA concentrates production of fruit preparations in Austria at Gleisdorf plant /// Kröllendorf (Lower Austria) remains head office of Austria Juice GmbH and the site for fruit juice concentrate production

In response to the continuingly weak development of the market for fruit yoghurts in Europe, AGRANA is now optimising the organisational structure of its fruit preparations division in Austria. At its...  More

27 June 2014

AGRANA with solid performance in Q1 2014|15 but weaker full-year guidance

In the first quarter 2014|15 (1 March to 31 May 2014), AGRANA generated earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of € 52.9 million (Q1 2013|14*: € 59.6 million). The declining prices in the Sugar and...  More

16 May 2014

AGRANA opens new fruit preparations plant in Lysander (New York)

Global leader in fruit preparations now has four facilities in USA The AGRANA subsidiary AGRANA Fruit US Inc. yesterday officially opened its fourth production site for fruit preparations in the USA....  More

9 May 2014

AGRANA Group revenue again exceeds € 3 billion / Steady dividend proposal of € 3.60 per share

-Group revenue of € 3,043.4 million again over three-billion mark / Operating profit of € 171.4 million significantly below that of prior year (€ 236.9 million) / Considerably higher commodity costs weigh on result in Sugar segment  More

8 May 2014

Management Board Change at AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

The AGRANA Group announces that Walter Grausam, Chief Financial Officer, will be leaving the Management Board of the AGRANA Group (AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG) and retiring upon the expiry of his current...  More

5 February 2014

AGRANA intends to acquire Urziceni and Liesti sugar refinery plants from Lemarco S.A.

AGRANA Zucker GmbH has reached agreement with the Romanian sugar producer Lemarco S.A. to acquire the latter's plants in Urziceni and Liesti.  More

13 January 2014

AGRANA Results for the first three quarters of 2013|14 - Guidance for full year reaffirmed

In the first three quarters of the 2013|14 financial year, AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG registered a slight increase in Group revenue from the prior-year comparative period (up 1.2% to € 2,416.9 million).  More