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IRN-BRU maker AG Barr posted growth ahead of the soft drinks market

AG Barr’s growth ahead of soft drinks market

By Gwen Ridler

AG Barr has posted growth ahead of the soft drinks industry in its half-year results, as warm weather helped the beverages manufacturer recover from the ‘Beast from the East’ cold snap.

Irn-Bru manufacturer AG Barr plans to cut 10% of its workforce

AG Barr announces 90 job losses

By Matt Atherton

Soft drinks company AG Barr plans to cut 10% of its workforce as part of its restructuring strategy.

Britvic and AG Barr have both secured growth

Britvic and AG Barr both score growth

By Laurence Gibbons

Beverage manufacturers Britvic and AG Barr have both reported revenue growth over the “competitive” festive period.

AG Barr has invested at its Milton Keynes and Cumbernauld factories

Soft drinks manufacturer AG Barr restores its sales growth

By Rick Pendrous

Soft drinks maker AG Barr, which manufactures the iconic Irn Bru brand, has restored its sales, which were up 3.9% in its third quarter trading results to November 28 compared with the same period last year, putting it back on track to meet its long-term...

AG Barr will pump a further £11M into its Milton Keynes site to expand

AG Barr invests £11M at Milton Keynes

By Nicholas Robinson

AG Barr has confirmed a further £11M investment at its new £41M Milton Keynes manufacturing facility in its interim results today.

Stacey is plotting to boost output to 19M cans next year

AG Barr to double output

Working with one high-speed production line can be a challenge, but Tim Stacey tells Nicholas Robinson there are more perks than drawbacks

AG Barr makes brands such as Irn Bru and Rubicon

AG Barr production shift could see 40 jobs go

By Rod Addy

AG Barr’s relocation of carton production from its Tredegar site in Wales to Milton Keynes could result in a net loss of 40 jobs as it closes the Tredegar factory.

AG Barr is expected to reap benefits from its sponsorship of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

CCE’s loss may be AG Barr’s gain, says analyst

By Rod Addy

Soft drinks firm AG Barr is benefiting from Coca-Cola Enterprises’ (CCE’s) struggling performance, according to Shore Capital analyst Phil Carroll, commenting on the former’s first financial quarter (Q1).

AG Barr is a sponsor for the Commonwealth Games

AG Barr’s game plan to boost image and sales

By Nicholas Robinson

Irn-Bru beverage manufacturer AG Barr is looking to this year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to provide a boost to its image and sales, on a par with that achieved by Coca-Cola at the 2012 UK Olympics in London.

AG Barr is reported to be preparing a bid for GlaxoSmithKline's Lucozade and Ribena soft drinks

AG Barr to make a bid for Lucozade and Ribena

By Rick Pendrous

Soft drinks manufacturer AG Barr is reportedly considering making a £1bn bid for the Lucozade and Ribena businesses that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has put up for sale.

Britvic and AG Barr both posted encouraging financial results today after merger talks collapsed earlier this month

Britvic and AG Barr post strong results - separately

By Mike Stones

Former prospective merger partners Britvic and AG Barr have both posted encouraging financial results yesterday (July 25), but City analysts offered conflicting advice on their stocks.

AG Barr is reported to be preparing a bid for GlaxoSmithKline's Ribena and Lucozade soft drinks

AG Barr tight-lipped on Lucozade and Ribena deal

By Mike Stones

Irn Bru maker AG Barr is remaining tight-lipped about press reports that it is preparing a £1bn bid for GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK’s) iconic drink brands Ribena and Lucozade, in the wake of its failed merger bid with Britvic.

Britvic said its performance under GB md Simon Litherland had 'significantly improved'

Britvic terminates AG Barr merger talks

By Rod Addy

Britvic has rejected AG Barr’s merger offer, bearing out analyst comments that it may feel it is in a stronger place today than it was a year ago.

Britvic is apparently having second thoughts about its plans to merge with AG Barr

Britvic may renegotiate or quit AG Barr merger deal

By Mike Stones

Soft drinks firm Britvic has signalled its willingness to renegotiate the terms of its merger with business rival AG Barr or abandon the deal, after the Competition Commission issued a final approval yesterday (July 9).

Britvic's recall last year cost £16.9M

Britvic's 400 job losses are 'bitter blow'

By Rick Pendrous

Britvic's announcement last month that it planned to cut its operational costs by £30M by closing factories at Chelmsford, Huddersfield and a warehouse in Belfast may have been well received by City analysts, but came as a "bitter blow"...

AG Barr 'outperformed a sluggish market', said Panmure Gordon

AG Barr still committed to Britvic merger

By Mike Stones

Irn-Bru manufacturer AG Barr is still committed to a merger with Britvic, according to its latest financial statement covering the 15 weeks from January 27 to May 12.

Britvic makes Tango, Robinsons, J2O and Fruit Shoot

Britvic’s merger with AG Barr delayed

By Lorraine Mullaney

Britvic’s merger with AG Barr has been delayed by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), which extended its timetable for a decision today (January 14).

Will Irn-Bru help to pull Britvic's share price through?

Britvic and AG Barr in merger plan

By Mike Stones

Soft drinks firms Britvic and Irn Bru manufacturer AG Barr are planning a merger, both firms revealed today (September 5).

Irn-Bru helped get AG Barr through the poor weather

AG Barr grows sales despite weather woes

By Anne Bruce

Analysts remained sympathetic to Irn-Bru maker AG Barr after it reported that profits had been buffeted by factors including this year’s “unprecedented weather”.

Sales of Irn Bru dipped in the first quarter

Irn Bru maker, AG Barr posts turnover up 4%

By Freddie Dawson

AG Barr, maker of the iconic beverage Irn Bru, has overcome manufacturing problems, bad weather and tough market conditions to post turnover 4% up at £124M during the first six months of this year.

AG Barr posts double-digit rise in sales and profits

AG Barr posts double-digit rise in sales and profits

By Elaine Watson

Irn-Bru maker AG Barr has “substantially outperformed” the soft drinks market in the first half, posting a sharp rise in top and bottom line growth driven by increased distribution in England and Wales and strong marketing support.

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