20 February 1998
Albert Fisher blames profits warning on El Niño

By FWi staff

FOOD group Albert Fisher issued a profits warning to the London stock exchange this morning (Friday), blaming the El Niño weather phenomenon for disrupting its American salad harvest.

The Buckinghamshire-based group has sent finance director, Ian Quinlan, to the USA to assess damage to lettuces supplied to the companys pre-packed salad business.