just the preview - Britvic Q4, FY
Britvic, the UK soft drinks group, will report its fourth quarter and full-year results on Wednesday 25 November.
Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for the company, owner of Robinsons squash and the Pepsico brands licence for the UK and Ireland, for the fourth quarter to the end of September.
- In July, Britvic reported a 6% sales rise for its third quarter.
- The group saw an advert for its Robinsons Fruit Shoot drink banned.
- Sources close to Diageo dampened speculation that the firm might acquire Britvic.
- PepsiCo launched a "health audit" of its UK brands.
- After the close of the fourth quarter, Britvic said it was likely to hit its profits targets for the full-year, as sales in the period registered a slight rise.
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