Michael Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: MIKL) yesterday announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2000. New annual financial records were set in 2000. Diluted net earnings per share for the year ended December 31, 2000 were $2.33 compared to $2.12 per share in 1999, an increase of 10%. Net earnings for 2000 increased 1% to $44.7 million compared to $44.1 million in 1999. Net sales for the year ended December 31, 2000 were $1.08 billion compared to $1.05 billion in the previous year, an increase of 3%.