Belfast Telegraph

Damp summer cools ice cream maker's prospects

A damp, cool summer for much of northern Europe has meant Wall's Magnum, Twister, Calippo and Mini Milk ices have been stuck in the freezer rather than being gobbled up.

Unilever, the owner of Wall's, will reveal that conditions in Europe continue to be tough in its second-quarter results on Thursday. But in contrast to Europe, the emerging markets will fare better for the world's second-largest consumer goods group.