Britvic PLC (BVIC.L)
21 Mar 2018
Wed, Jan 31 2018
* Shares fall more than 3 percent (Add detail, background shares)
* Q1 CARBONATES REVENUE INCREASED 4.9%, DRIVEN BY CONTINUED SUCCESS OF PEPSI MAX IN A VERY COMPETITIVE MARKET
Jan 31 British soft drinks company Britvic Plc said first-quarter sales rose 3.3 percent, helped by demand for its carbonated drinks in the UK.
LONDON, Jan 4 Unilever plans to close its Colman's mustard factory in the English city of Norwich next year, after more than 160 years, affecting 113 jobs.
Nov 29 Tight cost controls helped Robinsons squash maker Britvic post a 5 percent rise in annual core earnings, and the company said it was well placed to deal with uncertainties stemming from Britain's impending sugar tax.
Nov 29 British soft drinks firm Britvic said on Wednesday its full-year adjusted core earnings rose 5.1 percent, but warned that the introduction of a soft drinks tax in Britain and Ireland would create uncertainties in the sector.
* UNITE, GMB HAVE WRITTEN TO INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS OF BRITVIC CALLING ON THEM HALT THE PROPOSED CLOSURE OF THE NORWICH SITE Source text ID: (http://bit.ly/2ycTZ9e) Further company coverage:
Oct 3 Britain's Britvic Plc announced the closure of its Norwich factory on Tuesday, putting 240 jobs at risk and prompting fellow consumer goods producer Unilever to warn it might follow suite with a neighbouring plant.
Oct 3 Unilever said on Tuesday it was considering options including closing its factory in Norwich after Britvic announced it would end operations on the same site.
* UNILEVER PLC - FOLLOWING BRITVIC’S ANNOUNCEMENT TO CLOSE MANUFACTURING SITE IN NORWICH, UNILEVER WILL BE LAUNCHING REVIEW OF ITS PRODUCTION AT THE SITE