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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.

AGRANA increases annual guidance following strong Q1 2011|12

In the first quarter of its 2011|12 financial year, AGRANA boosted it pre-exceptionals operating profit from around € 34m to approximately € 62m.


AGRANA starts production of fruit preparations in Egypt

AGRANA brought its new production site in Egypt into service at the end of May 2011, which it operates under the name ‘AGRANA Nile Fruits’ as part of its joint venture with the Egyptian company Nile Fruits.

AGRANA achieves record results in 2010|11 - Dividend to increase to € 2.40 per share

Revenue of AGRANA, the global sugar, starch and fruit group, grew by 8.9% in the 2010|11 financial year to € 2,165.9 million (prior year: € 1,989.2 million).

AGRANA presents outlook for 2011|12 financial year

AGRANA rechnet nach einem Rekordkonzernumsatz von 2.165,9 m€ im Geschäftsjahr 2010|11 für das Geschäftsjahr 2011|12 mit einem weiteren Anstieg.


AGRANA builds a wheat starch plant at its Pischelsdorf facility – investment volume € 56 m; Sustainable use of synergies with existing bioethanol plant

Over the next two years, AGRANA Bioethanol GmbH will be investing around € 56 m in building a starch factory for the production of wheat starch and gluten at the site of its bioethanol plant in Pischelsdorf|Lower Austria.