Carlsberg Okocim, Poland's third largest brewer, reported a net profit for the first quarter of 2002 of ZL5.1m ($1.25m) against a ZL7.2m net loss in the same period last year.

Okocim, part of the Danish beer group, Carlsberg, recorded sales of ZL175.1m in the first quarter of 2002, up from ZL95.1m in the first three months of 2001. The company also converted a ZL7.66m pre-tax loss into a ZL3.1m pre-tax profit.