Soft drinks and fruit juice company, Teisseire, posted unaudited consolidated net profits of €3.4m ($3.3m) for the first half of 2002, against €1.5m ($1.47m) in the corresponding period in 2001.

The company registered unaudited first half operating profits of €4.9m ($4.8m) against €3.2m ($3.1m) last year. Turnover for the first half, reported last month and also unaudited, fell to €75.9m ($74.4m) from €77.9m ($76.4m). The company will publish its final audited first half results at the end of October.