The Indonesian conglomerate managed to earn Rp 1.40 trillion, up from Rp 1.35 trillion in the same period last year.
PT Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbk’s net profit gain was supported by an uptick in consolidated net sales of 1 percent or equivalent to Rp 19.30 trillion.
The Indomie producer's consolidated net sales year on year totaled Rp 19.17 trillion.
“Amid today’s challenging global conditions, Indofood successfully maintained strong performance during the first quarter of 2020. In the future, we will remain cautious and continue improving our competitiveness,” said Anthoni on May 22.
Profit gain for sister company
Profit for Indomie producer’s sister company PT Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur Tbk soared 48 percent year on year to Rp 1.98 trillion.
It also booked a 15-percent increase in its core profit totaling Rp 1.57 year on year from a previous Rp 1.37 trillion.