Tuesday 19 September 2017

Bulmers maker C&C says robust performance in Ireland and UK

C&C chief executive Stephen Glancey said the acquisition of a Vermont company would increase the firm's growth in the US.
C&C chief executive Stephen Glancey said the acquisition of a Vermont company would increase the firm's growth in the US.

BULMERS maker C&C said today that its Irish and UK markets had performed robustly as annual pre-tax profits grew to €116.2m.

In the year ended February, the company said revenues were up 30pc to over €620m on the back of acquisitions including Gleesons here.

C&C is also set to launch its new Irish lager Clonmel 1650.

“The cornerstone of our strategy is maintaining strong domestic brand market combinations," said chief executive Stephen Glancey.

"In Scotland we are pleased with progress on Caledonia and Heverlee and in Ireland we are optimistic on the prospects for our new Irish lager, Clonmel 1650.”

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