PROVIGO QUARTER PROFIT UP; FRESH ITEMS, MEALS CITED

MONTREAL -- Provigo, Canada's third-largest supermarket chain, said second-quarter profit rose 5.3%, thanks to a new emphasis on less expensive fresh products and meals.C convenience store chain. Canadian figures are based on $1 Canadian equals 65 cents U.S.Sales remained virtually unchanged at $1.1 billion. The company said the new Provigo and Loeb supermarket concept, with a focus on fresh products

MONTREAL -- Provigo, Canada's third-largest supermarket chain, said second-quarter profit rose 5.3%, thanks to a new emphasis on less expensive fresh products and meals.

C convenience store chain. Canadian figures are based on $1 Canadian equals 65 cents U.S.

Sales remained virtually unchanged at $1.1 billion. The company said the new Provigo and Loeb supermarket concept, with a focus on fresh products and meals, produced excellent results in the quarter. The company also cr

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