Tag: food

« previous 20 articles 1 / 3  

Hungary retail sales pick up again in June

August 2, 2019, 9:33 am
Retail sales in Hungary picked up again in June after a surprisingly lacklustre May performance, according to data published by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) on Friday. Retail sales grew only... 

Hungary retail sales unexpectedly hit the breaks

July 4, 2019, 9:00 am
The volume of sales in retail shops in Hungary rose by merely 2.6% year on year in May 2019, according to data adjusted for calendar effects, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported on Thursday.... 

Japanes companies mull investing hundreds of billions of forints in Hungary

May 14, 2019, 3:15 pm
An administrative state secretary of Hungary’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has held talks with Japanese companies that plan investments worth several hundred billion forints combined. ... 

Hungary retail sales growth hits 15-month low

January 7, 2019, 10:57 am
Retail sales grew by 5.2% year on year in Hungary in November 2018, according to preliminary data adjusted for calendar effects, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported on Monday. This marks a slowdown... 

Hungarians' willingness to purchase tumbles abruptly

September 21, 2018, 9:00 am
The volume of sales in retail shops in Hungary increased by 5.3% year on year in July 2018, according to data adjusted for calendar effects. Although this is not a tragically low figure, we should note... 

About 30,000 tonnes of frozen vegetables recalled in Hungary

July 13, 2018, 5:03 pm
Greenyard has recalled about 29,100 tonnes of frozen vegetables produced and sold in Hungary between August 2016 and June 2018, on suspicion that these were contaminated with a powerful variant of the... 

Hungary retail sales slow down but concerns are unwarranted

June 5, 2018, 10:53 am
Retail sales in Hungary grew by 6.0% year on year in April 2018, according to data adjusted for calendar effects, a preliminary report by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) showed on Tuesday. Although... 

Hungary retail sales keep on rising

May 4, 2018, 9:39 am
The volume of retail sales shops in Hungary grew by 7.1% year on year in March 2018, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported on Friday. Without adjusting the sales volume for Easter shopping, the... 

Hungarians' willingness to buy does not subside

February 5, 2018, 10:15 am
The volume of retail sales in Hungary grew by 5.9% year on year in December 2017, according to data adjusted for calendar effects. Although the index does not beat the robust November print (6.7%), it... 

Christmas brings record sales for Tesco

January 11, 2018, 9:31 am
Tesco posted strong sales in the holiday season of 2017. In the 19 weeks ended 6 January 2018 (i.e. the group’s third fiscal quarter) the retail group’s like-for-like sales grew 0.6% year... 

Hungary CBA founder in talks with multinationals after sale to Lidl

December 13, 2017, 2:05 pm
After László Baldauf, the founder and honorary president of retail chain CBA has sold the operating rights of several stores to Germany rival Lidl, other members of CBA’s management are contemplating... 

Retail consumption grows nicely in Hungary

October 4, 2017, 9:46 am
The volume of retail sales in Hungary grew by 4.6% year on year in August 2017, according to both raw and calendar-adjusted data, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported on Wednesday. This means... 

EU egg scandal will not affect Hungary, food safety official says

August 14, 2017, 2:39 pm
The scale of the withdrawal of contaminated eggs in the European Union is not big enough to affect market prices in Hungary, an official from Hungary's National Food Chain Safety Office (NÉBIH) said on... 

Toxic eggs found in the Netherlands, Hungary not affected

August 4, 2017, 4:17 pm
The Dutch food authority (NVWA) issued an urgent warning earlier to customers earlier this week not to eat eggs from a particular farm, due to high concentrations of a pesticide. Retail chain Aldi is removing... 

Hungary gov't may take aim at retail chains again

July 10, 2017, 12:23 pm
Although the Hungarian government temporarily backtracked in April 2017, it could revisit a plan in September to set a mandatory minimum staff for retail stores, local daily newspaper Magyar Idők has learned... 

Easter holidays dent Hungary's retail sales

June 6, 2017, 10:17 am
Whereas Easter holidays were in March in 2016 with only one working day off, this year the holidays were in April and - according to a government decision - Good Friday was also a holiday. The changes... 

Hungary's new retail legislation plans in nine points

March 10, 2017, 3:49 pm
The question is not whether the Hungarian government is preparing to re-regulate retail trade, rather what means it will use to do so. This is a fair observation after what we have seen over the last few... 

Hungary out to get multinational food retail chains again

March 8, 2017, 5:31 pm
Citing the recent food quality scandal, Hungary plans to collect 20 billion forints from foreign-owned food retail chains by slapping a tax on parking at the stores, according to a package of proposals... 

Visegrad Four countries to hold meeting over food quality scandal

February 24, 2017, 11:21 am
Leaders of the Visegrad Four countries will meet next week to urge the EU to act against food companies which put inferior ingredients in branded products destined for sale in poorer member states, Reuters... 

Czech Republic had enough of being "Europe's garbage can"

February 21, 2017, 4:08 pm
The Czech Republic, joining Slovakia and Hungary, has also had enough: its Ministry of Agriculture said multinational food companies sell worse food in the poorer and less competitive eastern market. ... 
« previous 20 articles 1 / 3