DAYTON, Ohio -- Super Food Services here said deflation and competitive pressures contributed to basically flat sales for the second quarter and half-year ended Feb. 11.
in the same quarter the previous year.
Sales during the latest 24 weeks were $528.8 million, compared with $528.6 million in the 24-week period a year earlier.
Second-quarter earnings increased 4% to $2.1 million, or 19 cents per share, compared with earnings of $2 million, or 18 cents per share a year ago. For 24 weeks, earnings increased 5% to $4.4 million, or 41 cents per share, compared to earnings of $4.3 million, or 39 cents per share the previous year.
Super Foods distributes a complete line of food and nonfood products to 875 supermarkets in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia.