Provena Foods Inc's (Amex: PZA) sales were up 26% in the third quarter and 30% in the first nine months of 2001. The Company had a net loss of $238,504 for the third quarter and $327,272 for the first nine months compared to net losses of $285,024 and $905,717 a year ago. The meat division accounted for the increased sales and reduced losses.