The Dubai-based PespiCo bottler, Dubai Refreshments (DR), reported a net profit of Dir17.6m ($4.8m/EUR5.4m) for 2001, a 2% rise from 2000.

Turnover at the company in 2001 was unchanged from 2000 at Dir147m ($40m/EUR45m). DR increased its share of the Dubai and Northern Emirates CSD market to 52% in 2001.