CANADA: George Weston posts higher Q1 earnings
Canadian food processor and distributor, George Weston, has reported higher first-quarter profits, helped by a better performance by its grocery chain Loblaw. The company reported earnings of C$134m (US$95.9m), or 96 cents a share, for the first quarter to late March, compared with $108m, or 79 cents a share, in the year-ago period.
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