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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 management team of AUSTRIA Juice GmbH:The new CEO, and therefore the successor…

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 revenues of the past two years. Compared to the year-earlier quarter, Group…

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 year. The Annual General Meeting also discharged the members of the Management…

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).


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

Global leader in fruit preparations now has four facilities in USA

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 markOperating profit of € 171.4 million significantly below that of prior year (€ 236.9 million)Considerably higher commodity costs weigh on result in Sugar segmentPositive trend continues in Fruit segmentStronger…

Management Board Changes 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 contract on 31 December 2014. Walter Grausam has been the CFO of the AGRANA…


Change in AGRANA shareholder structure / Announcement pursuant to Art. 93 (2) of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act (BörseG)

AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG (AGRANA), Vienna, ISIN AT0000603709, hereby announces, in accordance with Art. 93 (2) of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act (BörseG), that it was informed by M&G Investment Management Limited, London|Great Britain, on 26 February 2014, pursuant to Art. 91…

Changes in the AGRANA shareholder structure. Medium term increase of the actual free float is targeted.

AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG (AGRANA), Vienna, was informed today by its main shareholder Z&S Zucker und Stärke Holding AG (Z&S), Vienna, that the British financial services company Prudential plc (M&G Investments), London, Great Britain, and several of its subsidiaries have…


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.