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Britvic Proposed Acquisition and Interim Results 2010 Interviews

May 18, 2010

LONDON, May 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Leading British soft drink
business Britvic plc today announced it had reached an agreement intending to
lead to the acquisition of French drinks company Groupe Fruite Entreprises SA.

Fruite Entreprises is the leading independent soft-drinks player in
France, with strong brands including market-leading syrup brand Teisseire.
Britvic Chief Executive Paul Moody said the acquisition was “a perfect
strategic fit for Britvic.”

Britvic also released its interim results today, which saw group revenue
up 4.6% and EBIT margin improvement of 150 basis points in the first half of
the year.

The interim results “continue to build on a very strong track record”,
said Britvic Finance Director John Gibney.

The interviews and transcripts are available now on
http://www.cantos.com/company/Britvic.

Cantos.com, the online financial broadcaster, features in-depth
interviews, documentaries and webcasts with senior company executives. If you
would like to contact us, please email amanda.alexander@cantos.com or phone
+44-207-936-1352.

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