Campari sees sales grow 16pc

Drinks group Campari saw sales grow by more than 16 per cent in the first half of the year. That fuelled a net profit of €69.3m (£57.4m) – up 15.2 per cent on the previous year. Bob Kunze-Concewitz, chief executive, said: "Our performance in the first half of 2010 was very positive with significant growth across all key indicators. Looking forward to the remainder of the year, we have a balanced view of risks and opportunities.”

The company, which is based in Milan, has a portfolio of more than 40 brands, including Wild Turkey. The products are sold in 190 countries.