In 2014, consolidated sales of Amsterdam Commodities N.V. (‘Acomo’) increased by 5.9% to € 619 million (2013: € 584 million). The total gross margin increased by 10.8% due to a.o. higher price levels of larger product groups. Net profit 2014 reached € 33.1 million, significantly above the 2013 net profit record year (2013: € 27.4 million, + 20.7%). Catz International and King Nuts & Raaphorst (Spices and Nuts), Red River Commodities (Edible Seeds) and Snick EuroIngredients and Tefco EuroIngredients (Food Ingredients) continued to perform strongly notwithstanding challenging economic and trading circumstances. Van Rees (Tea) equaled its results of 2013.