15 July 1998
Albert Fisher issues warning

ALBERT Fisher warned investors of poor trading and an “unacceptable” financial performance.

It blamed, among other things, a poor pea crop, low fruit prices and expensive American lettuce because of El Nino-related flooding in California.

The food company has called in consultants to see if they can find ways in which the group can improve.

  • The Times 15/07/98 page 25, page 27 (Commentary)
  • The Independent 15/07/98 page 18, page 19 (Outlook)
  • Financial Times 15/07/98 page 23
  • The Daily Telegraph 15/07/98 page 30, page 31 (City Comment)