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Feb. 16, 2018 | Corporate
Seneca announced today that it will close its plant in Modesto, California, due to challenging economic conditions. The facility is primarily used for packaging and warehousing of the Company’s peach and fruit cocktail products. The Company expects this plant closure to improve its long-term financial condition and reduce leverage.
Feb. 2, 2018 | Corporate
“Burnette maraschino business has a history of providing quality maraschino cherry products to their customers. We are very excited about this acquisition as it is a nice complementary fit with Seneca’s existing cherry business,” stated Kraig Kayser, Seneca Foods' President and CEO.
Jan. 25, 2018 | Earnings Reports
“Due to a significant LIFO charge for the quarter and nine month periods, we are reporting slightly lower earnings than the prior year periods. FIFO net earnings and sales are up compared to the prior year. Overall, operating earnings, excluding LIFO and plant restructuring charges, are ahead of the prior year,” stated Kraig Kayser, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Oct. 26, 2017 | Earnings Reports
Seneca Foods today announced financial results for the second quarter and six months ended September 30, 2017. Net sales increased $19.1 million, or 5.3% to $376.3 million, while net earnings decreased to a loss of $(1.1) million or $(0.11) per diluted share.
Jul. 31, 2017 | Earnings Reports
Seneca Foods reported a net loss for the fiscal first quarter of 2018 of $(0.8) million, or $(0.09) per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $(0.1) million, or $(0.01) per diluted share, in the fiscal first quarter of 2017. Net sales for the first quarter ended July 1, 2017, increased from the first quarter ended July 2, 2016, by 10.9%, to $280.2 million.
May. 25, 2017 | Earnings Reports
Seneca Foods Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter 2017 and for the Twelve Months Ended March 31, 2017
Seneca Foods reported net earnings for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, of $12.6 million, or $1.27 per diluted share, compared to $54.5 million, or $5.42 per diluted share, in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016. A significant portion of the net earnings decrease was attributable to a non-recurring pre-tax gain of $24.3 million which occurred in the prior year.
Apr. 4, 2017 | Corporate
Seneca Foods and David J. Truitt have entered into a Share Purchase Agreement whereas the Company has acquired David’s 50% ownership interest in Truitt Bros., Inc., (“TBI”) and directly related holdings. The effective date of the transaction is April, 1, 2017. With this transaction the Company will now own 100% of TBI which they will retain as a wholly owned subsidiary. David Truitt and the existing management team will continue to operate the TBI business after this transaction. The remaining terms of the Share Purchase Agreement are currently not being disclosed.