Fitch Publishes Food, Beverage, Tobacco and Consumer Stats Report

CHICAGO--()--Fitch Ratings has published its quarterly report: 'Food, Beverage, Tobacco and Consumer Stats - Third-Quarter 2013'. This report provides a summary of individual companies' operating and credit metrics over the past three fiscal years and the most recent 12 months closest to September 2013. The report also includes key credit strengths and concerns, and a summary of company liquidity positions as of the third-quarter 2013 for Fitch's rating universe of these sectors.

The report is available on the Fitch website at 'www.fitchratings.com' under the following headers:

Sectors >> Corporate Finance >> Corporates >> Research

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research: Food, Beverage, Tobacco and Consumer Stats Quarterly -- Third Quarter 2013

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=728837

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Wesley E. Moultrie II, CPA
Managing Director
+1-312-368-3186
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
70 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60602
or
Media Relations:
Brian Bertsch, +1-212-908-0549 (New York)
brian.bertsch@fitchratings.com

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Wesley E. Moultrie II, CPA
Managing Director
+1-312-368-3186
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
70 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60602
or
Media Relations:
Brian Bertsch, +1-212-908-0549 (New York)
brian.bertsch@fitchratings.com