In a challenging world economic environment Beverage Giant Banks DIH says it managed to increase its profits by some 374 million dollars over the 2012 figure .This was disclosed by Chairman Clifford Reis when he addressed the annual shareholders meeting at Thirst Park on Saturday last.
The Chairman attributed this increase to increased demand for Banks products and an increase in production efficiency among other measures.
Dividends have increased in 2013 with shareholders getting 64 cents for each share they hold. Shares are worth 20 dollars each.
Banks continued to strive for quality control in 2013 resulting in 5 products earning gold medals in Worldwide industry comparisons. Customer service and distribution The Chairman says were improved as the Company sought to consolidate its current clients and attract new ones Banks DIH also introduced new products in its R1 white and Cranberry ICE 6 degrees north Carbernet Sauvignon. It also introduced its Select Brand Ice Cream in 3 flavours.