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Irn-Bru Makers AG Barr To Install £2.5m Wind Turbine At Factory

Irn-Bru Makers AG Barr To Install £2.5m Wind Turbine At Factory

FIZZY drink Irn-Bru is to be made by wind power. Manufacturers AG Barr are to build a 400ft-high turbine to provide most of the electricity needed for production. They have been given planning permission for the £2.5million turbine at their Cumbernauld plant. It will dominate the 50-acre site and provide up to 60 per cent of the energy required. [...more]

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AG Barr Sees 21% Revenue Increase

AG Barr Sees 21% Revenue Increase

Drinks manufacturer AG Barr, which owns brands including Irn-Bru, Rubicon and Tizer, has reported a 21.4% increase in revenues compared to last year in its quarterly results. The company says that it has seen "continued strong underlying performance in the core business", which has been boosted by "further growth in the Rubicon brand" which it acquired in January this year. For the quarter ending October 31, the company says like-for-like sales increased by 10.8% and total revenue for the nine months to October 31 increased by 25% with like for like sales up by 11.2%. In March last year AG Barr entered into a conditional agreement to purchase Rubicon, the UK-based manufacturer and distributor of juice drinks, negotiating an initialcash payment of £59.8m. [...more]

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