Revenues up 8.3% at Britvic Ireland
Its preliminary results for the year show brand contribution was also up 13.3% (constant exchange rates) to €64.3 million (£57.1m) from €56 million (£49.6m).
According to Britvic plc’s Chief Executive Simon Litherland’s Strategic Overview of the results, “The incremental benefit of the East Coast wholesale acquisition was fully realised in the first half of the year. This acquisition has enabled us to accelerate the distribution of Britvic brands in the growing Dublin on-trade sector”.
Revenues at Britvic plc itself were up 2.7% organically to £1.5 billion in the year from £1.43 billion the previous year, leading to pre-tax profits of £145.8 million.