Greencore reports good start to 2017

The food group said it enjoyed strong sales growth in the UK while its integration of Peacock Foods is progressing well

31st January, 2017
Greencore chief executive, Patrick Coveney

Greencore has enjoyed a strong start to its 2017 financial year, reporting strong sales growth in its UK food-to-go business and good progress with the integration of Peacock Foods, the US-based convenience food manufacturer it acquired at the end of last year.

Here are the key points from its trading update covering the 13 weeks to December 30, 2016, its fiscal first quarter:

- Group revenue rose by 17 per cent to £417 million (€489...

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