The Polish brewer, Zywiec, part of the Heineken group, reported a 15% rise in second-quarter consolidated revenues. Net revenues rose from PLN765m to PLN880m. The increase in revenues and reduced costs helped the company to achieve a second-quarter net profit of PLN 81.6m against a net loss of PLN16.5m in the corresponding period last year.

Net revenues for the first six months reached PLN1.44 billion against PLN1.26 billion in the first half of 2001. Net profit for the six months of 2002 stood at PLN80.1m against a net loss of PLN48.6m in the corresponding period in 2001.