Ladd Seaberg, president and chief executive officer of Midwest Grain Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: MWGP), today reported that the company's earnings for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2000 represented "a significant positive turnaround" compared to the same period the prior year. The company's net income for the quarter, which ended June 30, was $969,000, or 11 cents per share, versus a net loss of $1,058,000 that was incurred in the final quarter of fiscal 1999.