Total Produce, the Irish fresh produce supplier, has reported a 13% increase in earnings (EBITDA) to €48.2m for the first six months of its financial year. Half-year revenues for the Dublin-based group increased more than 10% to €1.9bn, while pre-tax profits rose 6% to €25.6m.

Earnings per share (EPS) for the six months increased 12% to 6.16c per share, which has prompted the group to target full-year earnings at the top end of its original forecast range of 10.5c to 11.5c per share.