Tucking in to profits

convenience foods

FOOD group Greencore has announced a 6.7pc increase in revenues to €413m.

Figures for third quarter - the 13 weeks to June 27 - showed its convenience foods division recorded revenues up 8.7pc on the previous year.

The firm, which makes over 450 sandwiches per day, said activity in many of the firm's UK divisions outperformed the food-to-go market.

In the US, constant currency revenue was 16.9pc higher than in the previous year.