Irn-Bru makers enjoy effervescent sales

A.G. BARR p.l.c. Final Results, 21 March 2013 - Roger White, Chief Executive with IRN-BRU
A.G. BARR p.l.c. Final Results, 21 March 2013 - Roger White, Chief Executive with IRN-BRU

Soft drinks giant and major local employer A.G. Barr has posted its half yearly results.

Soft drinks giant and major local employer A.G. Barr has posted its half yearly results.

Turnover has increased 5.4 per cent to £135.7m, with profit up to £19m.

The company’s chief executive, Roger White, commented: “We have delivered strong, balanced growth across our core brands in the year to date, with volume growth well ahead of the total market. We have traded well across all channels and have benefited from our Commonwealth Games sales and marketing plans.

“We remain confident in the long term potential of the business.”