Bengaluru: Nestle India Ltd, maker of Maggi instant noodles and Kit-Kat chocolates, reported a near 30% rise in quarterly profit on Friday, driven by higher domestic sales. Profit came in at 446 crore in the quarter ended 30 September, compared with 343 crore a year earlier.

Revenue from operations in the quarter grew nearly 17% to 2,939 crore, the Indian unit of Swiss food group Nestle SA said.

Sales in the domestic market grew 17.5% to 2,750 crore in the quarter, while expenses rose 14.5%.

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