Koninklijke Wessanen NV (WES) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: August 22, 2011
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Koninklijke Wessanen NV (WES) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Koninklijke Wessanen NV (WES) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review


Koninklijke Wessanen nv is a leading company in the European organic food market, engages in developing, sourcing, producing, marketing and distribution of natural and specialty food products in North America and Europe. It operates mainly in France, the Benelux, the UK and Germany. The company manages and develops its own brands and products in the grocery and health food channels. It is also into production and marketing of frozen snack products in the Benelux and fruit drinks and cocktail mixers in the US. The company operates its business in two segments namely: The Frozen Food segment and The Organic Food Segment. It recently shifts its focus on the organic food markets of Europe due to its increasing demand in the European markets. The product portfolio of the company includes health foods and premium taste foods. Under the Branded business, the company manufactures several brands such as Allos, Beckers, Bjorg, Bonneterre, Daily's, Ekoland, Free to Enjoy, Gayelord Hauser, KA-ME, Kallo, Tartex, Whole Earth and Zonnatura. The company is headquartered in Amsterdam Zuidoost, Netherlands.

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Koninklijke Wessanen NV provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
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  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

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Koninklijke Wessanen NV - Key Facts
Koninklijke Wessanen NV - Key Employees
Koninklijke Wessanen NV - Key Employee Biographies
Koninklijke Wessanen NV - Major Products and Services
Koninklijke Wessanen NV - History
Koninklijke Wessanen NV - Company Statement
Koninklijke Wessanen NV - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries


Koninklijke Wessanen NV - Business Description
Koninklijke Wessanen NV - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Koninklijke Wessanen NV - Strengths
Strength - Wide Product and Brand Portfolio
Strength - Focus on Sustainability
Strength - Acquisition of So Good
Koninklijke Wessanen NV - Weaknesses
Weakness - Limited Market Size
Weakness - Reliance on the Developed Nations
Weakness - Declining Market Share in Sector
Weakness - Low Return on Equity
Koninklijke Wessanen NV - Opportunities
Opportunity - Growing Organic Foods Market
Opportunity - Increasing US Healthcare Expenditure
Opportunity - Shelf Life Indicator Technology
Koninklijke Wessanen NV - Threats
Threat - Growing Competitive Market
Threat - Rising Food Inflation in UK
Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences
Koninklijke Wessanen NV - Key Competitors


Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Koninklijke Wessanen NV, Recent Deals Summary


Ratio Definitions
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Koninklijke Wessanen NV, Key Facts
Koninklijke Wessanen NV, Key Employees
Koninklijke Wessanen NV, Key Employee Biographies
Koninklijke Wessanen NV, Major Products and Services
Koninklijke Wessanen NV, History
Koninklijke Wessanen NV, Subsidiaries
Koninklijke Wessanen NV, Key Competitors
Koninklijke Wessanen NV, Ratios based on current share price
Koninklijke Wessanen NV, Annual Ratios
Koninklijke Wessanen NV, Interim Ratios
Koninklijke Wessanen NV, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios 27


Koninklijke Wessanen NV, Performance Chart (2006 - 2010)
Koninklijke Wessanen NV, Ratio Charts 22


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