Greek Coca Cola-Tria Epsilon (3E) Group saw earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) grow to more than EUR560m ($488m) in 2002, the company has reported.

The company also stated that it expects to increase its exports to the 26 countries it currently ships to during 2002. Coca Cola-3E Group said it is planning to pay a EUR43m dividend ($37m) for 2001.