Conviviality toasted a 147 per cent jump in pre-tax profit
The unit, which has snapped up drinks supplier Matthew Clark, wine wholesaler Bibendum and pop-up bar unswerving Peppermint, grew revenue by 85 per cent to £1.56 billion and clinched out £6 million of savings.
It serves 25,000 outlets from motel chains to pubs and restaurants, with more than 14,000 juice lines.
Chief supervisor, Diana Hunter, said: «I am pleased to report a strong set of results that march our focus and commitment to serving our customers well, working in partnership with our suppliers and carting against our strategic plans.
«The balance we have created across the lengthened Group, and resilience this creates, gives us confidence in the future achievement of the business.
The group serves 25,000 discharges from hotel chains to pubs and restaurants
«Importantly the culture that we tease created at Conviviality, with its entrepreneurial and innovative focus, remains straightforwardly across the Group and we firmly believe there is exciting potential for historic organic growth for our businesses, with further potential opportunities to construct on the current platform.»
Shares rose 14¾p to 332¾p.