Britvic Plc Interim Results, Interview With Chief Executive and Group Finance Director

May 27, 2011

LONDON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Britvic Plc, one of
Europe’s leading soft drinks businesses, has today announced its interim
results. Revenue grew by 25.3%, including a first time contribution from
Britvic France. Britvic reported an increase of 7.9% in Group EBITA, despite
unprecedented input cost inflation, and an interim dividend increase of 8.5%
to 5.1p per share.

In a video interview with business broadcaster http://www.cantos.com,
Chief Executive Paul Moody said that the first half results showed “a really
solid performance across the Group” which shows “the resilience of the
business across all of its markets.”

Britvic International revenue grew by 20.4% and GB revenue was up 6.8% in
the second quarter. Other highlights included the performance of Britvic
France, acquired one year ago and pricing improvement in every market.

Group Finance Director John Gibney added that, despite a challenging
marketplace, with 90 per cent of raw materials hedged, “Britvic remains
confident about the outcome for the full year.”

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