UK: Pre-tax profits grow faster than sales for food and drink sector - report
The average company within the UK food and drink sector witnessed sales of £147.2m (US$235.4m) in 2001, having risen steadily from £130.7m in 1999, according to a new report. The report, which is entitled 'UKplc - A Financial Analysis of Corporate Britain' and published by The Prospect Shop, found that pre-tax profits also grew and at a slightly faster rate than sales.
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