In its 180th year, Elders has delivered a steady profit result, while positioning the business for future growth by continuing to invest in the future of regional Australia. Underlying after-tax profit of $63.6 million was recorded, in line with the previous year. Underlying earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) fell just 1% to $73.7 million. Elders has announced a final dividend of 9 cents per share fully franked, taking the full-year dividend to 18 cents.
With her Australian accent, it is hard to believe Pacific Seeds Production Agronomist Annie Christinat recently swapped life in the Swiss mountains for the Australian outback to pursue her dream of living on the land.