Greek bottler Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company has reported a 19% increase in half-year pre-tax profit to 30 June of E275.6m, on sales up 15% at E2,6bn.

It also reported an 11% increase in volumes to 835.4 million cases during the period.

Doros Constantinou, managing director of CCHBC, said: “Robust organic volume growth across all of our product categories was a key driver of our performance during the second quarter.”