The Hungarian drinks group, Zwack Unicum, reported pre-tax profits for 2002 of HUF2.711 billion (US$11.99m), up 11.3% from HUF2.435 billion in 2001. Net sales rose by 5.63% from HUF17.593 billion to HUF18.583 billion. The company said it had seen a significant rise in wine sales.