Saputo profit jumps 17 percent

Thu Nov 6, 2014 12:37pm EST
 
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Nov 6 (Reuters) - Canada's largest dairy producer Saputo Inc reported a 17 percent jump in quarterly earnings on Thursday.

For the second quarter ended Sept. 30, net income rose to C$155.7 million ($136.17 million), or 39 Canadian cents a share, from C$133.3 million, or 34 Canadian cents, a year earlier. (1 US dollar = 1.1434 Canadian dollar) (By Rod Nickel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Editing by Franklin Paul)