Beer maker Carlsberg sees 2019 profits rise on strong sales

Danish brewer Carlsberg says its full-year 2019 net profit rose nearly 24 % on strong beer sales across major markets

The company said Tuesday its revenue increased 5.4% to 65.9 billion kroner ($9.76 billion).

CEO Cees 't Hart said he was “pleased with our results in 2019” and said its operating profit outlook for 2020 was “mid-single-digit percentage organic growth.”