Nash Finch Company (Nasdaq: NAFC), a Fortune 500 Minneapolis-based food retailer and distributor, today reported for the second quarter ended June 16, 2001 that net earnings rose 20 percent to $5.3 million, or 44 cents per diluted share, compared to net earnings of $4.4 million, or 38 cents per diluted share, reported for the second quarter of 2000. Total revenues for the second quarter of 2001 were $949.6 million versus revenues of $905.9 million in the second quarter of 2000, a 5 percent increase.