CPF: first quarter sales grow 6%
In the first three months of 2007, sales have grown 6%
for Thai company Charoen Pokphand Foods, in comparison to the same period in
Adirek Sripratak, president and CEO of Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) revealed
that the company had a net sale of 29,077 million baht (€663 million), which 69%
from domestic operations, 17% from exports and 14 % from other operations in
Due to the oversupply and
less consumer spending, meat prices have been decreasing especially in pork,
broilers, and eggs. In addition, the price of major feed material; corn, keeps
rising with some effects from the currency exchange.
reports on the first quarter of 2007 losses of 1,135 million baht (€25.9
CPF said the company would launch more choices of
ready-to-eat meal menus in order to meet with consumer's demands and expand more
international investment, CPF has received a good feedback especially in the
aquaculture business in India, Malaysia, and China.
In addition, for
business in Turkey, it showed a jump-up growth. Therefore, the overall result of
the company operation will be much better in the second quarter of this year,
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