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Sales volumes sink for drink maker

Wednesday 16 January 2013 22:00

Drinks maker C and C Group, has reported falling sales volumes of its Tennent's brand in the nine months to end of November.

Sales volumes dropped by 5.5% in the UK, but revenue increased during the period by 7.5%.

C&C Group, whose brands include ciders Bulmers and Magners, described its Scottish beer's performance as "solid".

The company said the trading environment for its various products was "challenging".

C&C, which is based in Dublin, said international sales volumes of its beer and cider grew by 28% in the three months to the end of November.