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AG Barr - Owner of IRN-BRU has £150m war chest for acquisitions

September 2022

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  • Epic Code:
  • BAG
  • Price:
  • 538p
History has shown that brands at the premium end of the market offering excellent value do well in a recession as households substitute eating out in favour of more luxurious, premium supermarket lines for home consumption. One example is soft drinks manufacturer and distributor AG Barr, best known for its IRN-BRU brand, which has upgraded guidance three times in little over a year, while its latest update confirmed a 19% increase in like-for-like sales in the six months ended July.The group was founded in 1875 when Robert Barr transformed a family cork cutting business into one producing and selling aerated waters. The first drink was launched as Iron Brew (now IRN-BRU) in 1901 and was passed down from one family member to another ...

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