Greene King is expected to announce a strong pre-tax profit of £52m - up 18% on last year - when it releases interim results on Tuesday. One analyst says Greene King has "a bit to chew on right now" after taking over Ridleys and Belhaven. But the group is expected to carry on looking around for smaller regional pub owners and breweries to acquire. The Independent on Sunday 4/12/05 (Business) page 11 The Sunday Times 4/12/05 (Business) page 3.13 The Sunday Telegraph 4/12/05 (Business) page 9