Slovenian poultry producer Perutnina Ptuj has posted net sales worth SiT16.46bn (US$66.9m) for 2001, representing a 15% improvement on 2000. Consolidated sales rose strongly to SiT23.6bn on the back of coordinated partnership with other companies operating in the same sector, the company said. Perutnina Ptuj expects to report profits in excess of the forecast SiT550m for the year under review.