The adjusted EBITDA grew 1% year on year by September to €17.8 million. The adjustments were mainly due to the company’s restructuring plan and new transformation plan, accounting for €3.1 million overall. The debt remained more or less on a par with 2016, with €8.5 million in cash.
News in 2017
Natra, the multinational producer of chocolate and cocoa goods has participated in the 34th edition of Anuga, the largest business platform in the food industry. During its five days, the company has presented in Cologne a new portfolio in which innovation has played a key role, highlighting the Group’s commitment towards organic, premium and convenience products.
On the 16th and 17th of May, Natra was present at the PLMA’s World of Private Label trade fair held in Amsterdam (Netherlands). This trade fair, organised by the Private Label Manufacturers Association, is the main annual meeting point for large-scale European distribution where retail sellers and manufacturers in the food sector come together.
Consolidated results for the first quarter show a significant improvement over the Company's Budget, which is aligned with the Strategic Plan approved in the Financing Agreement for 2017, thanks to the increase in activity in the Industrial Division, the improvement of Margin in the Consumption Division and control of costs in general in all Plants.
The ISM trade fair is the most significant international gathering in the confectionary industry. The Spanish multinational company is following the market's trends in its product innovations: convenience for the countlines category, sustainability for spreads, and Premium for the Belgian specialities.
Natra, a multinational company dedicated to the manufacture of chocolate and cocoa derivatives, has confirmed its attendance at the world's largest sweets and snacks trade fair —ISM 2017—, where it will exhibit its new product line for 2017.