Südzucker with strong third quarter 2011/12
Südzucker AG Mannheim/Ochsenfurt, Mannheim, raised group revenues within the first nine months (1 March 2011 to 30 November 2011) of current financial year 2011/12 by around 12 percent from EUR 4,667 million to EUR 5,244 million. Group operating profit increased by around EUR 170 million or 41 percent to EUR 586 (previous year: 416) million. This earnings improvement is mainly driven by the sugar segment.
For financial year 2011/12 Südzucker still projects an increase of group revenues to around EUR 6.8 (previous year: 6.2) billion and an increase of group operating profit to around EUR 750 (previous year: 519) million.
The full interim report for the first nine months 2011/12 will be published on 12 January 2012.