French poultry processor LDC saw revenues in its first quarter climb on the back of increasing sales at home and abroad.

In the three-month period, group sales amounted to EUR750.7m (US$979.7m). That compared to sales of EUR692.4m last year, an increase of 8.4%. Volumes were up 4.8%.

Domestic sales increased 10.7% in the period to reach EUR519.4m. Revenues benefited from increased consumption in the quarter and favourable pricing actions.

Outside France, revenue grew by 4.4% to EUR47m, driven in particular by growth in Poland.

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