The revenue reached EUR 242 million, compared to EUR 214 million in Q1 2015/16, corresponding to organic growth of 11%. Divided to business area the results were:
- Food Cultures & Enzymes 10% organic growth
- Health & Nutrition 8% organic growth
- Natural Colors 13% organic growth
The EBIT before special items was EUR 66 million, compared to EUR 54 million in Q1 2015/16. The EBIT margin before special items was 27.1%, compared to 25.2% in Q1 2015/16.