Chairman's AGM Statement
28 October 1999
At today's Annual General Meeting of McBride plc, the Chairman, Lord Sheppard
'Trading in the current financial year is fully in line with market
McBride's strategy of product improvement and innovation, together with
geographical and product range expansion is working well.
Entry into the airfreshener sector with Globol, expansion in Eastern Europe
and, more recently, entry into OTC pharmaceuticals with Wrafton Laboratories
are all providing exciting growth opportunities.
The value for money and high technical standards of McBride's household and
personal care retailer own label products is increasingly being recognised in
the market place.'
For further information, please contact:
Mike Handley, Chief Executive and Deputy Chairman
Terry Monks, Group Finance Director
McBride plc 01494 607050
Financial Dynamics 0171 831 3113