Analysts are forecasting that soft drinks producer, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co. (CCHBC), will register an increase of almost 11% in first half earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA). Based on the average of 12 analysts' forecasts in a Reuters poll, CCHBC is predicted to record first half EBITDA of €275.9m against €248.7m in the corresponding period a year earlier.