Full Year Results 

Britvic: no sugar, no problem

Britvic: no sugar, no problem

Shares in Britvic (BVIC) enjoyed a decent mark-up on release of the full-year numbers to September, which revealed considerable growth despite “a challenging environment”. Hurdles facing the drinks group included the introduction of the soft drinks industry levy (SDIL), a temporary shortage of carbon dioxide in Great Britain and Ireland and the effects of business failures within Britvic’s customer-base. Still, the top line benefitted from 2.7 per cent organic momentum, which was sustained further down the P&L, with comparable levels of pre- and post-tax earnings growth.

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