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[sharechat] Frucor - unleash the Beast !!


From: "Tony Frodsham" <frodders@hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 09:00:57 +1300


While not a Frucor shareholder I was in Sydney last week and thought the 
Chatters might be interested to know that "V" billboards are plastered all 
over the City and it seems to be a major sponsor of the Mardi Gra.  The 
slogan being used is "Unleash the Beast".  Very appropriate I feel....!


>From: "Andrew Dengel" <adengel@voyager.co.nz>
>Reply-To: sharechat@sharechat.co.nz
>To: <sharechat@sharechat.co.nz>
>Subject: RE: [sharechat] Frucor a good sign !!
>Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2001 18:42:51 +1300
>
>Whilst I am a Frucor fan and am still short term bullish about them, I cant
>help but worry about the extremely fickle/trendy nature of the market they
>are in. V etc are all very popular “now” but the main consumers ie 
>teenagers
>and twenty somethings can change with the wind, Frucor will have to be
>constantly coming up with “the next big thing” to remain a real long term
>growth prospect and hey they may be able to do so.. but man I bet the
>marketing and product development teams have high stress levels!!
>Just think of all the “trendy” drinks that have come and gone – does anyone
>remember Miami Wine Coolers!!
>
>Just a thought
>Andrew
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-sharechat@sharechat.co.nz
>[mailto:owner-sharechat@sharechat.co.nz]On Behalf Of nick
>Sent: Tuesday, 27 February 2001 16:44
>To: sharechat@sharechat.co.nz
>Subject: [sharechat] Frucor a good sign !!
>
>          Ok first off i admit im biased, i have always been bullish
>about Frucor and still am.  The result yesterday was in line with most
>peoples
>expectations. Sure they fell short of the prospectus, however they set
>themselves
>a very high target, and have in my opinion performed very well.
>        The company continues to grow strongly, sure they have made a few
>mistakes
>along the way, but nothing that cant be put right.
>       They have top class products, are growing rapidly in the nz and 
>aussie
>markets, and hopefully will have learnt some lessons in the uk.
>            Compared with many of the results of the last few weeks, frucor
>hasn performed at all badly.
>     They still made a good profit, which is likely to grow strongly over
>the next few years.  How many companys in NZ can that be said about?
>
>          nick
>
>

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