Kerry Group has reported a 3.2% increase in business volumes for the first nine months of this year. In an Interim Management Statement, the company says revenues were up 4.3% but that consumer demand in developed markets remains weak. Developing markets meanwhile continue to be impacted by political issues and currency fluctuations, the company reported. Kerry’s Denny products achieved a good brand performance in the breakfast category. Kerry Group recently announced the acquisition of three US-based food companies to the value of $735 milllion.