12 September 1997
Booker agribusiness profits slide £7m

Operating profits at Bookers UK agribusiness fell from £10m to £3m for the 24 weeks to June 14. The drop had been expected.

High feed prices damaged profits of its American poultry operations, Arbor Acres Farm Group and Nicholas Turkey. Group pre-tax profits fell from £32.6m to £17.2m.

  • Financial Times 12/09/97 page 25
  • The Times 12/09/97 page 25
  • The Guardian 12/09/97 page 21
  • The Daily Telegraph 12/09/97 page 32
  • The Independent 12/09/97 page 20