Thomasville, Ga-based baked goods giant Flowers Foods generated net income of US$1.7m, US$.06/share, for its 16-week Q1, ended 20 April 2002, compared to a loss of US$20.7m, US$.69/share for the Q1 2001. Sales were US$463.6m, a drop from the US$466m reported for the Q1 a year ago.