Korea's leading ice-cream maker, Binggrae , has today (9 January) posted 2000 net profits of 8.8bn won on sales of 457.7bn won. This represents a fall in debt ration from 229.5% in 1999 to 188.7%. During the course of 2001, Binggrae expects to report a 9.3% increase in sales revenue of 500.1bn won.