Higher like-for-like retail sales and the consolidation of the Sanders Supermarkten chain drove revenues at Dutch firm Sligro Food Group in 2010.
Sligro, which operates in the retail and foodservice sectors, posted turnover of EUR2.29bn (US$3.03bn) for 2010, up 1.2% on the year.
Retail sales rose 1.5% to EUR738m, Sligro said today (5 January). Sligro’s foodservice sales were up 1.1% at EUR1.55bn, despite a 4.8% fall in sales in the fourth quarter
On a like-for-like basis, Sligro’s retail sales rose 5.3%. Its foodservice sales climbed 2.8%. Its total like-for-like sales rose 3.6%.
Sligro’s complete 2010 results will be issued on 27 January.