The WhiteWave Foods Company (the “ Company”) (NYSE: WWAV) today reported strong second quarter 2013 results.
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The Company reported second quarter 2013 results consistent with preliminary results released on July 15, 2013. For the second quarter of 2013, the Company reported adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.16, a 28 percent increase compared to second quarter 2012. Net sales for the second quarter of 2013 were $616 million, a 10 percent increase from adjusted net sales of $558 million in the second quarter of 2012, driven primarily by volume growth across the Company’s North America and Europe segments. Consolidated adjusted operating income for the second quarter of 2013 totaled $46 million, representing an increase of 16 percent compared to $40 million in the second quarter of 2012, after increased marketing investments and despite ongoing higher supply chain costs.