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AGRANA: strong results for first half of 2011|12

In the first half of the 2011|12 financial year (ended 31 August 2011), AGRANA markedly boosted both revenue (by 19.7% to € 1,284.7 million) and operating profit before exceptional items (by 82.4% to € 118.2 million). All three segments – Sugar, Starch and Fruit – contributed to…

For the introduction of E10 in Austria there is no need for additional grain acreage

In response to the current debate surrounding the introduction of E10 next year, AGRANA would like to make a statement concerning the environmental aspects of Austrian bioethanol production.

AGRANA and beet growers reach agreement on sugar beet prices

Following several rounds of negotiation, an agreement has been reached between the Austrian sugar producer AGRANA and the industry association ‘Die Rübenbauern’ at the beginning of the new beet harvesting season on the allocation of the increased sales revenues for sugar which…

Expiring market regime for starch potato production: The situation, consequences and conclusions for agriculture and industry

The expiration of the European market regime for starch potatoes at the end of 2011 is expected within the industry to lead to a 30 % reduction in the production of starch potatoes – thereby posing a massive threat to the sector.

The Chef of the Year 2012 is BOBBY BRÄUER | Hotel-Restaurant Petit Tirolia, Kitzbühel

Bobby Bräuer has a reputation for being an intelligent chef who does not bore his guests with bells and whistles on their plates. The three-toque chef scored 18 out of a possible 20 points in the Austrian restaurant guide Gault&Millau 2011.

Sugar beet processing to restart tomorrow at the latest after fire at AGRANA sugar processing plant in Leopoldsdorf

Yesterday lunchtime, a fire broke out in the sugar beet cossettes drying unit of the AGRANA sugar processing plant in Leopoldsdorf | Gänserndorf District (Austria) as a result of a power outage involving a process control system.

AGRANA decisively repudiates allegations of market manipulation asserted by AK

AGRANA decisively repudiates all accusations relating to alleged market manipulation as asserted by the Director of the Austrian Chamber of Labour (AK) earlier today.

AGRANA renews sponsoring contract with Theater an der Wien

Theater an der Wien and its leading sponsor, AGRANA, shall continue on their journey into the future together. The existing cooperation, in place since Theater an der Wien was recast as an opera house in 2006, has been extended by another three years with effect from the start…

AGRANA results for the first quarter of 2011|12 (ended 31 May 2011) – Good profit growth marks anniversary of IPO

With a strong first quarter, AGRANA, the global sugar, starch and fruit company, continued its good performance in the new financial year. These excellent results are a fitting way to mark the 20-year anniversary of the company’s going public on 10 July.

AGRANA Annual Shareholders’ Meeting agrees dividend increase

The 24th Ordinary Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG today resolved to increase the dividend for the past financial year from EUR 1.95 to EUR 2.40 per share.