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  • Supervalu Inc. reported fourth quarter net sales of $5.0 billion compared to $4.6 billion last year, and net earnings for the quarter of $95.6 million compared to $63.9 million last year.

    Fiscal 2004 was a 53-week fiscal year, resulting in an extra week in the fourth quarter, which generated approximately $360 million in net sales.

  • PepsiCo reported a 15 percent increase in first-quarter profit, generating $804 million, compared with $698 million. Revenue rose 11 percent to $6.13 billion.

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