- Britvic said Thursday first-quarter trading was in line with its expectations as revenue grew 4.5%.

For the quarter ended 23 December, reported revenue increased 4.5% to £352.4m and organic constant currency revenue, excluding the soft drink levies, increased 1.5% to £337.3m.

'We have delivered a solid start to the new financial year, with performance in line with our expectations. Given the resilience of our business, the strength of our portfolio and exciting marketing and innovation plans, we are confident of making further progress in 2019,' said Simon Litherland, Chief Executive.

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