Maple Leaf loss widens on lower meat sales

Thu May 2, 2013 8:21am EDT
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May 2 (Reuters) - Canadian food processor Maple Leaf Foods Inc reported a bigger quarterly loss, hurt in part by lower meat sales.

The company's net loss widened to C$14.7 million, or 11 Canadian cents per share, in the first quarter from C$5.8 million, or 4 Canadian cents per share, a year earlier.

Sales fell 4 percent to C$1.11 billion.