The Swedish brewer, Kopparbergs Bryggeri AB, reported a pre-tax loss of SKr9.7m ($983,000/€1.1m) for the first quarter of 2002 against a pre-tax loss of SKr12.3m ($1.2m/€1.3m) in the first quarter of 2001. Net turnover in the quarter reached SKr95.5m ($9.7m/€10.5m), up from SKr80.1m ($8.1m/€8.8m) in the first three months of 2001.