The Australian soft drink bottler and producer Coca-Cola Amatil has reaffirmed its guidance for net profit growth for 2002/2003 of 10 to 15%.
 
The company also expects to achieve 12 to 15% earnings per share growth and 1.0 to 1.5% return on capital employed (ROCE) growth in 2003, it said.

The Coke bottler is currently attempting to acquire the Australian home and office delivery water business Neverfail Springwater and is in an agreement to buy another water company Peats Ridge Springs' for an undisclosed amount.