Kraft Foods: Drinks brought profit

By: trademagazin Date: 2010. 05. 10. 00:00

The Chicago-based Kraft Foods, reached higher than expected first quarter profits in the first quarter of 2010, after the United States has improved its performance in the field of traditional products, such as drinks.

Kraft’s profit was 1.89 billion USD, the sales turnover increased by 7,3 percent and reached 11.32 billion USD, which exceeded the estimations of the analysts of 10.95 billion USD.
Kraft earlier this year – after a hostile takeover fight – purchased Cadbury for 18.4 billion USD. Kraft sold its pizza company to Nestlé for 3.7 billion USD, in order to finance the Cadbury deal – reports Világgazdaság Online.

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