Pan-Asian retailer Dairy Farm delivered a total sales rise of 13% to HK$4.3bn (£375m), for the six months ending June 30.

Net profit was up by 17% to HK$181m (£16m).

During the period Dairy Farm continued its expansion, adding 127 outlets to reach 5,198. Acquisitions agreed in Malaysia and Singapore will add a further seven hypermarkets and 17 supermarkets in the second half of the year.