Diamond Foods owns the Kettle Chips brand

Diamond Foods owns the Kettle Chips brand

Refinancing charges hit Diamond Foods bottom line with the Kettle Foods maker posting a higher loss of US$105.6m in its third quarter.

For the period ended 30 April, the firm recorded an operating loss of US$11.2m.

Losses came from charges related to the refinancing of debt which included a one-off excise fee. The firm was also hit by higher operating expenses and cost of sales.

Sales were however up 3.2% for the period at US$190.9m.

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