German frozen seafood giant Frosta posted a near three-fold increase in first half earnings as the company benefited from stronger demand for frozen foods brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

Consolidated earnings rocketed 176 percent to €13.8 million ($15.8 million), reinstating numbers back at 2018 levels.

In the opening six months of 2020, group sales came in at €283 million ($323 million), a 7.8