Compass Group PLC sales increase 39.6%

January 1998
FoodService Director;01/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p5
Trade Publication
States that in the last fiscal year that ended September 28, 1997, Compass Group, PLC in London, United Kingdom, reported a 20% increase in profits worldwide. Other indications from financial statements released in December, 1997; Comments from Francis MacKay, chief executive of the company; What was reported by the company's North American Division, Compass Group USA; Expectations for 1998; Other information on the company.


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