The Provimi Group announced that its sales increased to EUR$2,154.1 million, an increase of 12.3% compared to 2007.

On a like-for-like basis, sales growth was 13.9%, with particular good organic growth in France and the rest of the world.

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Globally, the sales increase was linked to higher raw material prices. Higher sales in France were also linked to strong evolution of minerals and specialties for ruminants. In the rest of the world, the sales increase was also due to new contracts in South America, says the Provimi Group.