Lawrence Bates, President and CEO of Sun- Rype Products Ltd., announces that Sun-Rype's earnings for the third quarter of 2001 are $0.9 million, or $0.08 per share, on sales of $24.2 million. This compares to earnings of $0.8 million, or $0.08 per share, on sales of $21.7 million for the third quarter of 2000.