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Revenues at food company Greencore up 50pc

THE food company Greencore has reported a 49.9pc increase in half year revenues to the end of March 2012.

The company reported pre-tax profits of £15.8m while revenues rose to £567.7m sterling from £378.6m.

The 50pc rise in revenues is partly due to Greencore's acquisition of Uniq – a British retailer that makes ready meals - last year.

Greencore has moved its main listing from Dublin to the London Stock Exchange so reports its figures in sterling