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UK, Spain, Germany and Thailand join up to adopt a climate-smart rice cultivation system, reducing climate change impacts and raising Thai farmer’s income

Mars Food, Herba Bangkok S.L (Ebro Foods S.A), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Thai Rice Department recently launched an innovative joint project to improve the economic viability of 1,200 Thai rice farmers and develop high-quality and sustainable Hom Mali rice with a climate-smart system to mitigate climate change in Roi Et… Read more

BERTAGNI OPENS NEW FACILITIES IN AVIO

Bertagni has recently opened the new facilities of its fresh pasta production plant in Avio (Trento, Italy). The remodelling and modernisation of the plant has been completed in less than a year, including restauration and improvement of the entire structure, removal of all the old lines and installation of a new production line, with state-of-the-art… Read more

EBRO INDIA, GREAT PLACE TO WORK®

Coinciding with the 5th anniversary of its incorporation, our company Ebro India has just received certification as a Great Place to Work®. This initiative acknowledges the best places to work in over 50 countries around the world. Quite an achievement, especially since it is the first rice producer in India to obtain this award. Every… Read more

NET PROFIT OF €43.4 MILLION

The consolidated earnings obtained by the Group in the first quarter of this year were dented, among other factors, by the hike in commodity prices in the rice division. This placed a substantial burden on the performance of the North American rice business owing to the time lag in passing on prices. Against this backdrop,… Read more

Promoting biodiversity benefits sustainable rice production

• IRTA researchers, with collaboration from Kellogg and Ebro Foods, study different measures to increase biodiversity, for the benefit of rice production and sustainability in the Ebro Delta • The most effective measures for boosting biodiversity are the planting of yellow iris in the drainage channel and installing bat boxes to improve natural pest control… Read more

NET PROFIT RISES 30% TO €220.6 MILLION

Ebro chalked up a net profit of €220.6 million in 2017, a year-on-year growth of 30%. This was mainly due to the positive impact of the tax reform recently passed in the USA, thanks to which our net deferred taxes have been adjusted to a lower rate, from 35% to 21%. The net turnover, pushed… Read more

EBRO TAKES 70% STAKE IN BERTAGNI 1882, S.p.A.

Following its strategy to become a worldwide reference in premium food, Ebro Foods, S.A. (www.ebrofoods.es), through its 100% subsidiary Panzani, S.A.S. (http://www.groupe-panzani.fr/), and Pastificio Lucio Garofalo SpA (http://www.pastagarofalo.it) (52% subsidiary of Ebro Foods and 48% Italian family company) has reached a binding agreement for the purchase of a majority shareholding (70%) in the Italian company… Read more

NET PROFIT RISES TO €128 MILLION

Ebro posted a net profit of €128 million for the first nine months of 2017, up 0.5% year on year. Its EBITDA, or gross operating income, totalled €261 million, 4.3% more than in the equivalent period of 2016, while the EBIT rose 4.6% to €202.7 million. Net turnover grew by 0.6% to €1,831.2 million in… Read more

EBRO FOODS BUYS 52% STAKE IN THE ITALIAN COMPANY GEOVITA

Ebro Foods (www.ebrofoods.es) has executed the acquisition of the 52% of the Italian companies Geovita Functional Ingredients, S.r.l. and its subsidiary Geovita Nutrition, S.r.l. (together, “Geovita”). Geovita is a leading player in the production and sale of legumes, rice, fast-cooking grains and other healthy ingredients. It has achieved considerable market differentiation through the highly innovative… Read more