Smurfit Kappa reports 36% revenue growth despite supply chain disruption

The company has approved an 8 per cent increase in its interim dividend following the results

Tony Smurfit, CEO of Smurfit Kappa. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Smurfit Kappa has reported revenue growth of 36 per cent to €6.4 billion in the first half of the year despite increased costs and supply chain disruption.

The paper and packaging giant reported earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (ebitda) of €1.17 billion in the first half of this year, a 50 per cent increase on the corresponding period last year.

In an update on Tuesday, the company also reported an ebitda margin of ...