Richmond Foods has said that it is trading in-line with expectations.

At the Annual General Meeting, chairman Ross Warburton said: “Richmond Foods has said that in its seasonally quietest quarter, trading continues in line with the board’s expectations, although results for the full year will depend, as usual, on the trading performance in the second half of the financial year.

“At this stage of the year, the board remains confident that our company will make further progress during 2006 in line with market expectations.”

No further details were available.