Wimm-Bill-Dann (WBD), the Russian fruit juice and dairy group, recorded a 20% rise in US GAAP net profit for the first quarter of the current fiscal year to $9.6m on sales 17% higher at $197.4m. This was the company's first time reporting quarterly results under US GAAP. EBITDA at the company rose by 18.5% to $21.8m.