Operating profit from continuing operations increased eight percent to R1.9 billion and the group reported headline earnings per share of 196.6c, up from 194.4c a year ago.
Nampak said trading income from Africa rose 60 percent to R506 million largely thanks to strong performance in its Angola-based beverage-can manufacturing facility, which operated at above-design capacity for the majority of the year, as well as its Kenyan aluminium packaging operation, which benefitted from a good pineapple crop.
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