December sales up 26.6% on last year. Q2 consolidated sales up 12.1% on last year.
Coles Local store in South Perth commenced ranging Catalano chilled and frozen seafood.
Sales to wholesaler Metcash Limited up 50.4% on last year.
SMS stores up 6.1% on last year. Preferred supplier stores up 14.3% on last year.
Wholesale sales up 25.4% on last year.
Catalano frozen seafood range now on sale in 18 IGA stores, 13 Flannery Natural Food stores and 3 Toscano fresh food stores across NSW, Qld and Vic.
Contract Processing sales up 39.2% on last year.
Catalano continues to install automated solutions to improve productivity and yields in the factory. A prawn peeling line and batch weigher machine were commissioned during the quarter. A Mondini packaging machine arrived in the quarter and will be commissioned in Q3.
Additional 1,500 sq mts of factory floor space now being utilised at the Bassendean head office to assist with increased volumes.
During the quarter, the updating of CSF IT Equipment began in the production facility.
Receipts from customers for the Quarter of $4.9m.
Cash balance as at 31st December of $2.3m.