Britvic, the maker of Robinsons squash, posted a  rise in  profit to to £63.2 million (€88.2 million) for the 28 weeks to April 12. Photo: PA Wire

Britvic, the maker of Robinsons squash, posted a 6.4 per cent rise in first-half profit, underpinned by cost savings, and stuck to its full-year guida(...)

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MONDAY Results: Babcock International; Urban Outfitters. Indicators: Japanese industrial production (Mar); Chinese house prices (April). T(...)

Britvic’s Kevin Donnelly with Minister for Food Simon Coveney seeing off the first export batch of Ballygowan from Limerick to the UK. Photograph: Press 22

It’s thirsty work trying to win an All-Ireland so Dublin’s GAA teams should be in good shape this year having agreed a three-year sponsorship deal wit(...)

Out tomorrow: US consumer confidence (Sep).  Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
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TODAY Results: Genesco. Meetings: Origin Enterprises AGM (Westbury Hotel, Dublin 2); EuroStar software testing conference (Convention Centre Dublin). (...)

Irish Water managing director John Tierney:  the Sunday Business Post  reports that senior Coalition figures have discussed the need to replace him and the company’s board if the Government is to neutralise the political fallout from the water charges controversy.   Photograph:  Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Glass sale The Sunday Times reported that the group of lenders that owns Aventas, the former Quinn manufacturing group, are moving ahead with the €40(...)

Radical changes in the way younger people think about food could have a significant influence on how Irish food companies develop new products in t(...)

Britvic says its Fruit Shoot drink is now available across the US, a milestone in its drive to create international brands. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Soft-drink maker Britvic has said its Fruit Shoot drink is now available across the US, a milestone in its drive to create international brands.The co(...)

Out Wednesday: UK retail sales (Apr).  Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

TODAY Results: Babcock International; Kabel Deutschland; Ryanair. Meetings: Eban congress (Dublin Castle, D2); Datalex AGM (Eastpoint Business Park, D(...)

Revenue in Britvic’s Irish market grew 2.1 per cent in the three months to December 22nd on a comparable basis, the company reported today. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Ciara KennyDrinks group Britvic has reported positive trading in the first quarter of the year and says it is on track to deliver full-year earnings i(...)

While drinks companies and sporting bodies never made any secret of their disdain for any sponsorship ban, the FoI records point to a concerted push by a well-resourced and well-informed industry to bring its concerns directly into the heart of Government. Photograph: Inpho/Lorraine O’Sullivan

The drinks industry engaged in a sustained effort to dissuade the Coalition from banning the sponsorship of major sporting events by drink companies, (...)