Britvic Group Revenue Rises 25.3%
Published on May 27 2011 9:24 AM in Drinks
One of Europe’s leading soft drinks manufacturers, Britvic plc, saw its revenue rise by 25.3 per cent in the first half of 2011. The figures included a first-time contribution from Britvic France, which it acquired a year ago.
The portfolio of Britvic Great Britain, Britvic Ireland and Britvic France includes leading brands such as Robinsons, MiWadi, Ballygowan, Fruité, Teisserie and Pressade. Overall, like-for-like revenue rose from £505.3 million to £515.7million. With the revenue from Britvic France, turnover increased to £633.1 million during the six-month period.
Chief executive Paul Moody said that the results showed a really solid performance across the Group highlighting the resilience of the business across all of its markets. The board announced an interim dividend per share of 5.1p (+8.5%). (27 May)
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