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UK's PZ Cussons posts 23% jump in first-quarter revenue

Sept 23 (Reuters) - Beauty products maker PZ Cussons Plc said on Wednesday first-quarter revenue jumped 23%, driven by demand for its hand wash, sanitiser gels and soaps due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Manchester-based company also said adjusted profit before tax from continuing operations fell to 62 million pounds ($78.80 million), for the year ended May 31, from 72.3 million pounds a year ago.

$1 = 0.7868 pounds Reporting by Aakash Jagadeesh Babu in Bengaluru; Editing by Ramakrishnan M.

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