Manufacturers

Danone increases WBD stake

Danone increases WBD stake

A spokeswoman for Russian dairy and fruit juice group
Wimm-Bill-Dann reports that France's Danone recently increased its
stake in the company. An indication that WBD's policy of rapid
expansion is the right way to go?

Stable results for Aarhus

Stable results for Aarhus

Danish oils and fats company Aarhus Oliefabrik on Thursday reported
a drop in operating income to DKK93m (€12.5m) for the first six
months of 2002, down from DKK 125m (€16.8m) for the same period
last year, but despite this the company...

Russia dairy buy-out

Russia dairy buy-out

As part of its strategy for regional expansion in Russia,
Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods has purchased Roska St. Petersburg Dairy
Company for about €12 million. The company plans to increase output
and modernise existing facilities.

Steady growth for Novozymes

Steady growth for Novozymes

Danish enzyme group Novozymes this week reported continued business
growth for the first half of 2002 with an increase in the net
turnover of 8 per cent to DKK 2,715 million (€29.2m) compared to
DKK 2,508 million for the sameperiod...