altia's comparable operating profit totaled eur 6.9 million, which was slightly more than a year ago corresponding period.
the Company's net sales in July-September was eur 84.5 million, which was in turn a little less than a year ago.
the product group measured by turnover has increased less than two percent concentrated in alcohol beverages and decrease by the same amount for wines. Other beverages change has not been."the Strong development in Sweden"
the Company's performance is the beginning of the years boosted spirits sales growth in Sweden and Norway. Sweden also wine sales have increased over last year, while in Norway it has fallen.
in July-September net sales continued to grow in the nordic countries but declined in Finland.
– Growth driven by strong development in Sweden, characterized the ceo paul denning the company's development in July-September according to the bulletin.
instead, Finland spirits market volume continued to decline. However, the decrease has leveled off and sales soared. The company says price increases are balancing the smaller volume.
Also wine on sale was in Finland a decline in the third quarter.Subscribe Yle newsletters!
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