Nestlé has recorded a 14.1% increase in first-quarter group sales to CHF22.8bn ($17.96bn).

The group added that underlying sales had increased 6.7% for the period, although sales in Great Britain were flat.

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, chairman and CEO of Nestlé, added that he expected organic growth of between 5 and 6% for 2006.

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