Kellogg reports higher second-quarter profit

Thu Aug 1, 2013 8:14am EDT

Aug 1 (Reuters) - Kellogg Co reported higher second-quarter earnings on Thursday, helped by acquisitions.

Kellogg, the maker of Corn Flakes cereal and Eggo waffles, said net income rose to $352 million, or 96 cents per share, from $324 million, or 90 cents per share, a year earlier.

Net sales rose to $3.71 billion from $3.47 billion a year earlier.