The French alcohol producer Belvedere reported 2001 unaudited net attributable profit of €2.2m  (US$1.9m), compared to a €13.7m net attributable loss for 2000.
However the company still recorded a €1.4m operating loss for 2001, though this compares to a €3.5m operating loss in 2000.

Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) for 2001 were €2.23m, compared to €110,000 for 2000.

The company has estimated a €6.0m operating profit for 2002.