Food Technology Service, Inc. (Nasdaq:VIFL) today announced financial results for the year ending December 31, 2011. Food Technology Service, Inc. had revenue of $3,744,546 in 2011 which is a 24.4 percent increase over 2010 revenue of $3,010,320. The Company had net income of $909,502 or $0.328 per share in 2011 compared to $1,137,446 or $0.413 per share in 2010. This is a decrease of approximately 20 percent and is a result of accounting requirements for deferred tax credits. In fiscal year 2010, the Company increased the estimated benefit of deferred tax credits. The estimated benefit was not changed in fiscal year 2011 which can make comparisons to prior year operations difficult. To facilitate such comparisons, the Company had income before taxes of $1,433,145 in 2011 compared to income before taxes of $1,094,946 in 2010. This is an increase of approximately 30.9 percent.
Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2011 was $962,297 compared to $771,991 during the same period in 2010. This is an increase of about 24.7 percent.
Food Technology Service, Inc. CEO Dr. Richard Hunter said: “This year again marks a revenue record for the Company. I am pleased by our continued revenue growth and the fact that we have significant cash reserves and no long term debt. I look forward to continuing success in 2012,” said Hunter.
Food Technology Service, Inc. provides irradiation services for food items, medical products and consumer goods to enhance the safety of those products. The Company is certified to ISO 13485:2003 standards for radiation sterilization services for medical devices.
Except for historical matters contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements reflect assumptions and involve risk and uncertainties that may affect business and prospects and cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements.