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Leisure giant Whitbread said its coffee business Costa continued to thrive after a 42 per cent jump in the division’s half-year profits.

As well as opening new stores, the chain has benefited from new drinks such as its iced coffee range and coffee machines at motorway service stations.

Underlying profits at Costa hit £27.8m in the six months to September 1.