Branded CPG giant Sara Lee Corporation has posted sales for its Q4 ended 29 June, of US$4.5bn, up 14% year on year. Excluding unusual items, diluted earnings per share (EPS) were US$0.42, up 14% year on year. For the FY year, the Chicago-based firm saw sales of US$17.6bn, up 6% over the same period a year ago, and diluted EPS, excluding unusual items, of US$1.36, equal to last year's results.