Hotel Chocolat nudges up profit forecast after festive sales rise

Hotel Chocolat co-founder Angus Thirlwell

Hotel Chocolat expects full-year earnings to come in just ahead of expectations after sales rose over Christmas.

The chocolate specialist reported total group revenue up 63% cent on a two-year basis in the second quarter to December 26. That brought total revenue growth in the first half of 56% by the same measure.

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