Symrise with strong sales

Symrise AG, Holzminden/Germany exceeded its targets for the fiscal year 2016. The Company benefited from strong demand across all segments and regions, increasing its sales by 12 % (local currency: 16 %) to € 2,903.2 million (2015: € 2,601.7 million). Normalized earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDAN) grew by 9 % to € 625.2 million (2015: €…

Ferreo acquires Fannie May

Italian confectionery giant Ferrero acquires US-premium-chocolatier Fannie May. The US-company runs 80 stores and their brands Fannie May and Harry London can also be bought in classic retail. Fannie May runs a production in Ohio and employs 750 people. The acquisition is expected to be closed by the end of May.