Food

Ahold's full year results saved (somewhat) by Q4

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A good fourth quarter, but not enough to make 2014 a good year: that is the summary of Ahold's results for 2014. Despite a relatively decent fourth quarter (+ 2.2 %), the like-for-like turnover in the Low Countries dropped 0.5 %.

World Cup football saves AB InBev's year

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Brewery AB InBev has sold 458.801 million hectoliters of beverages, a 0.6 % like-for-like growth, lifting its turnover to 41 billion euro - thanks to the World Cup football in Brazil during the summer.

Danone expects difficult 2015

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French dairy manufacturer Danone expects 2015 to have a lower turnover compared to 2014, when it still managed a turnover increase of 5 % despite a sizable profit drop.

Lowest turnover growth since 2009 for Nestlé

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Swiss food concern Nestlé has had to deal with considerably lower turnover growths last year, mainly as a result of lower demand in China. There was a huge profit growth though, because the company has sold its stake in L'Oréal.

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