The maker of Irn-Bru said yesterday that revenue for the last 15 weeks was up by 6.3 per cent on last year. It was offsetting input costs with price increases. In a "sell" note, Shore Capital analyst Phil Carroll said that given inflation in soft drinks pricing has been running at high single digits recently, Barr's figures suggested volumes may have been flat.
Howzat! World cup boosts Barr's sales
Advertising around the cricket world cup helped boost sales of Cumbernauld-based AG Barr's growing portfolio of soft drinks in what was becoming a tougher market.