Britvic - Britvic Post Strong Underlying Results Despite Economic Climate

Dec 02, 2010, 02:35 ET from Britvic

LONDON, December 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soft drinks business Britvic today announced its 2010 preliminary results showing strong underlying growth despite the difficult conditions in the wider economy. The Group saw revenue growth of nearly 6% and earnings per share up by 18%, with the dividend increasing by over 11% year-on-year.

In an interview with online financial broadcaster http://www.cantos.com CEO Paul Moody discussed the "great year", with particular reference to the success of the recently acquired French business, the strong performance of the GB business and Britvic's expansion in the United States and Australia.

Britvic also announced a write-down against its Irish business, due to the prevailing conditions in the Irish economy.

The interview and transcript are available now on http://www.cantos.com/company/Britvic.

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