MRRM Inc. - Directors' report and management discussion and analysis of the
financial condition and results of operations - Interim 2010.Q2 - August 31,
2009 (2nd Quarter)


    
    The following discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with
    the preceding year's Annual Report. The Company's interim quarterly
    statements for fiscal year 2010 are for the quarter ended as indicated
    above. Included in these documents may be forward-looking statements with
    respect to the Company. These forward-looking statements by their nature
    necessarily involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
    results to differ materially from those contemplated by such statements.
    The Company considers the assumptions on which these forward-looking
    statements are based to be reasonable at the time they were prepared but
    cautions the reader that these assumptions regarding future events, many
    of which are beyond the control of the Company, may ultimately prove to
    be incorrect.

    The unaudited interim consolidated financial statements were prepared by
    the Company in accordance with Canadian generally accepted accounting
    principles and have not been reviewed by the Company's auditors. Certain
    comparative figures have been reclassified to conform with the
    presentation adopted in the financial statements.

    Additional documents and information are available at the System for
    Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR) and can be assessed
    through the internet: For MRRM's profile go to www.sedar.com or for
    documents go to www.sedar.com Information is also available on the
    Corporate website at www.MRRM.ca.
    
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<p><location>MONTREAL</location>, <chron>Oct. 8</chron> /CNW Telbec/ -</p>
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    Consolidated Earnings And Comprehensive Income and Retained Earnings
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<p>Revenues for the period (last year) were <money>$32,955,000</money> (<money>$27,653,000</money>) increasing by <money>$5,302,000</money> (19.2%). As shown in the segmented information, sales and income from operating activities amounted to <money>$32,412,000</money> (<money>$27,497,000</money>) being 98.4% (99.4%) of total revenues. Income from corporate totaled <money>$543,000</money> (<money>$156,000</money>). Unrealized gains in fair market value of the portfolio amounted to <money>$716,000</money> (<money>$53,000</money>). Operating Revenues increased by <money>$4,915,000</money> (17.9%) compared to last year. Revenue from Corporate increased by <money>$387,000</money> of which <money>$663,000</money> was attributable to an increase in unrealized fair value of investments held for trading.</p>
<p>Costs and expenses for the period (last year) were <money>$32,325,000</money> (<money>$27,080,000</money>), an increase of <money>$5,245,000</money> (19.4%). Costs related to operating activities, before exchange and interest, increased by <money>$5,262,000</money> (19.6%). Expenses related to corporate increased by <money>$28,000</money>.</p>
<p>Operating results are discussed later on in this report.</p>
<p>The impact of the fluctuating Canadian dollar resulted in a total currency exchange loss of <money>$93,000</money> (all included under cost of sales) versus a gain of <money>$84,000</money> (<money>$41,000</money> included under cost of sales) for the period last year. As disclosed in the Notes, the net exposures were as follows: at <chron>August 31, 2009</chron>, US$921,000; at <chron>August 31, 2008</chron>, US(<money>$69,000</money>); at <chron>February 28, 2009</chron>, US(<money>$404,000</money>); at <chron>February 29, 2008</chron>, US$1,438,000. The above US dollars include the equivalents for euros and pounds sterling which are not material.</p>
<p>At the end of this quarter, there were no forward exchange contracts pending.</p>
<p>Interest expensed on bank indebtedness and the reducing term loan amounted to <money>$116,000</money> compared to <money>$172,000</money> last year for a decrease of <money>$56,000</money>. Interest related to the long-term debt was <money>$60,000</money> compared to <money>$80,000</money> last year.</p>
<p>The Earnings before income taxes for the period (last year) were <money>$630,000</money> (<money>$573,000</money>), an increase of <money>$57,000</money>. Earnings from operating activities for the period (last year) were <money>$224,000</money> (<money>$526,000</money>), a decrease of <money>$302,000</money>. Earnings from corporate for the period (last year) were <money>$406,000</money> (<money>$47,000</money>), an increase of <money>$359,000</money>.</p>
<p>Income taxes for the period (last year) were <money>$127,000</money> (<money>$172,000</money>). Details of the income tax components are presented in the Notes to the financial statements.</p>
<p>Net Earnings for the period (last year) were <money>$503,000</money> (<money>$401,000</money>) or <money>$0.20</money> (<money>$0.16</money>) per share.</p>
<p>As indicated in the MD&A for the first quarter last year, the declaration of the quarterly dividend continues to be suspended in order to support operating cash requirements. The declaration and payment of dividends is at the discretion of the Board of Directors.</p>
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<p>Summary of Quarterly Results</p>
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<p>The following financial summary is derived from the company's financial statements for each of the eight most recently completed fiscal quarters.</p>
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    Summary of
     Quarterly
     Financial
     Results
     for the  Aug 31  May 31, Feb 28, Nov 30, Aug 31, May 31, Feb 29, Nov 30,
     eight      2009    2009    2009    2008    2008    2008    2008    2007
     most      (2010.  (2010.  (2009.  (2009.  (2009.  (2009.  (2008.  (2008.
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     amounts
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     unaudited)    $       $       $       $       $       $       $       $
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    Revenues  15,466  17,489  16,502  16,962  14,091  13,562  10,682  12,703
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    Net
     Earnings
     (loss)      169     334    (200)   (343)    287     114    (134)    214
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    Earnings
     (loss)
     per
     share      0.07    0.13   (0.08)  (0.14)   0.11    0.05   (0.05)   0.08
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    Dividends
     per
     share      0.00    0.00    0.00    0.00    0.00    0.00    0.00    0.00
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<p>Revenues for this quarter (last year) were <money>$15,466,000</money> (<money>$14,091,000</money>), an increase of <money>$1,375,000</money> (9.8%). Revenue from operating activities amounted to <money>$15,264,000</money> (<money>$14,068,000</money>) being 98.7% (99.8%) of total revenues. Income from corporate totaled <money>$202,000</money> (<money>$23,000</money>). Operating revenues for this quarter increased by <money>$1,196,000</money> (8.5%) compared to this quarter last year. Revenue from Corporate increased by <money>$179,000</money> of which <money>$413,000</money> was attributable to unrealized fair value of investments held for trading.</p>
<p>Costs and expenses for this quarter (last year) were <money>$15,269,000</money> (<money>$13,658,000</money>), an increase of <money>$1,611,000</money> (11.8%). Costs related to operating activities, before exchange and interest, increased by <money>$1,665,000</money> (12.3%).</p>
<p>Included in the financial results for this quarter are investment tax credits of <money>$91,000</money> representing an adjustment to 85% of the total amount claimed for fiscal year 2009. The comparative amount for this quarter last year was <money>$77,000</money>.</p>
<p>Interest expense for this quarter (last year) was <money>$54,000</money> (<money>$77,000</money>) and was <money>$62,000</money> in 2010.Q1. As well this quarter, the company recovered <money>$21,000</money> due to variation in fair value of the interest rate swap which is a component of the long term debt facility.</p>
<p>Earnings before income taxes for this quarter (last year) were <money>$197,000</money> (<money>$433,000</money>), a decrease of <money>$236,000</money>. Earnings from operating activities were <money>$52,000</money> (<money>$470,000</money>), a decrease of <money>$418,000</money> and corporate were <money>$145,000</money> (<money>$37,000</money>), an increase of <money>$182,000</money>.</p>
<p>Income taxes for this quarter (last year) were <money>$28,000</money> (<money>$146,000</money>). The effective tax rates are presented in the Notes to the financial statements.</p>
<p>Net earnings for this quarter (last year) were <money>$169,000</money> (<money>$287,000</money>) or <money>$0.07</money> (<money>$0.11</money>) per share.</p>
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<p>In investing activities, the Company added <money>$245,000</money> of net property, plant and equipment compared to <money>$211,000</money> for this period last year.</p>
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<p>Available credit facilities</p>
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<p>The credit facilities available and reported at last year-end remain substantially unchanged. The facilities are comprised of a revolving line of credit for <money>$6,750,000</money> CDN (or its US equivalent) and a 5 year reducing term facility initially borrowed at fiscal year-end 2007 for <money>$3,500,000</money>. The revolving line of credit bears interest at the Canadian prime rate for Canadian loans and U.S. base rates for U.S. loans and, optionally, the Company may take advantage of Bankers Acceptances. The reducing term facility is at a combined fixed rate for interest and fees of 5.83% for the term of the loan. The financial covenants and arrangements relating to these facilities are detailed in the Notes to the audited consolidated financial statements. These covenants are being respected and have been met.</p>
<p>Receivables increased by <money>$9,000</money> compared to last fiscal year-end. Account balances are substantially current, there are no anticipated serious collection issues and any potential write-offs have been provided for in the accounts.</p>
<p>Inventories decreased by <money>$1,929,000</money> (-17.7%) while overall volumes of rice decreased by 19.6%. This is mainly due to lower purchases for two major customers one of which was involved in a labour dispute with its workforce and the other delayed orders for an extended period. These developments contributed to a lower profit for the period.</p>
<p>Marketable securities - see table below for financial summary and investment mix.</p>
<p>Property, plant and equipment decreased by <money>$338,000</money> comprised of additions of <money>$245,000</money> and amortization of <money>$583,000</money>.</p>
<p>Bank indebtedness was <money>$2,777,000</money> compared to <money>$4,596,000</money> at last year-end, a decrease of <money>$1,819,000</money>. This is mainly attributable to the decrease in inventories.</p>
<p>Payables decreased by <money>$247,000</money>.</p>
<p>Long-term debt is being repaid in accordance with the arrangements of the five year reducing term facility agreement as described under credit facilities.</p>
<p>Future income taxes, net liability, increased by <money>$70,000</money> which is mainly attributable to the increase of <money>$97,000</money> for the unrealized change in fair value of investments held for trading at <chron>August 31, 2009</chron>.</p>
<p>Shareholders' equity increased by <money>$503,000 to $17,161,000</money> from <money>$16,658,000</money> and represents <money>$6.77</money> (<money>$6.57</money>) per share.</p>
<p>Capital stock remained unchanged at <money>$539,000</money> and represents 2,535,000 issued common shares.</p>
<p>The MRRM Inc. shares have a very limited distribution and are infrequently traded on the TSX-Venture Exchange under the symbol MRR.</p>
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<p>The Company's critical accounting policies are those that it believes are the most important in determining its financial condition and results. A summary of the Company's significant accounting policies, including the critical accounting policies, is set out in the notes to the consolidated financial statements in the annual report for the year ended <chron>February 28, 2009</chron>. An extract of these policies is set out in the notes to the quarterly consolidated financial statements.</p>
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    Future Accounting Changes:
    International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
    
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<p>In 2005, the Accounting Standards Board of <location>Canada</location> (AcSB) announced that accounting standards in <location>Canada</location> are to converge with IFRS. In <chron>March 2009</chron>, the CICA published an updated version of its "Implementation Plan for Incorporating International Financial Reporting Standards from Canadian GAAP".</p>
<p>This plan includes an outline of the key decisions that the CICA will need to make as it implements the Strategic Plan for publicly accountable enterprises that will converge Canadian generally accepted accounting standards with IFRS. While IFRS uses a conceptual framework similar to Canadian GAAP, there are significant differences in accounting policy which must be addressed. The CICA has confirmed the changeover date from current Canadian GAAP to IFRS for year ends beginning on or after <chron>January 1, 2011</chron>.</p>
<p>The Company has formed a committee which is currently assessing the future impact of these new standards on its consolidated financial statements.</p>
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<p>In Dainty Foods, net sales increased by <money>$4,965,000</money> (19.1%) for the period and by <money>$1,388,000</money> (10.6%) for the quarter compared to last year while overall rice sales volumes decreased by 15.1% for the period and 19.9% for the quarter compared to last year. The volume reduction is primarily due to lower sales to two major customers one of which was involved in a labour dispute with its workforce and the other delayed orders for an extended period. Furthermore lower sales of bulk and bagged rice compared to this period last year when panic buying erupted due to concerns of possible rice shortages also contributed to the decrease in volume. Costs and expenses increased by <money>$5,136,000</money> (20.1%) for the period and by <money>$1,655,000</money> (12.9%) for the quarter compared to last year and earnings before income taxes for the period decreased by <money>$171,000</money> and by <money>$267,000</money> for the quarter compared to last year.</p>
<p>The increase in sales and costs for the period were mainly attributable to increased sales of flour and flavoured rice compared to this period last year.</p>
<p>Rough rice prices on the <location>Chicago</location> Board of Trade have fallen to about <money>$14.00</money> per cwt, 74% of what they were one year ago. The high cost of rice prevalent through last year has finally moderated although the potential for a surge in volatility remains based on a number of world factors. The conclusion from the world picture at this time is that continued softening of prices is possible. Dainty will continue to keep major rice purchases to short duration until the new crop pricing is better known and stronger signals emerge leading us to make decisions in one direction or another.</p>
<p>Earnings before income taxes decreased by <money>$171,000</money> and by <money>$267,000</money> for the quarter compared to last year as cost of sales increased in line with increased sales, and operating, selling, and administrative expenses increased for the period.</p>
<p>The profit decrease for the quarter was in line with expectations and earnings for the next quarter will remain under pressure should the depreciation of the U.S. Dollar continue and declining long grain rice costs diminishes our competitiveness against American suppliers. Margins on our U.S. sales will decline in relation to the devaluation of the U.S. Dollar.</p>
<p>The company continues to pursue new value-added retail type products some of which will be outsourced until in-house production is viable. This outsourcing will minimize capital investment while enhancing Dainty Foods' offerings in the retail marketplace for both branded and private label items. New selling relationships have been developed that are intended to add strength to our retail sales efforts.</p>
<p>In Robert Reford, revenue decreased by <money>$50,000</money> (-3.3%) for the period and by <money>$192,000</money> (-20.0%) for the quarter compared to last year reflecting a weakened economy.</p>
<p>Earnings before income taxes for the period decreased by <money>$131,000</money> and by <money>$151,000</money> compared to this quarter last year.</p>
<p>These decreases were in line with expectations and earnings for the next quarter will remain uncertain pending improvements in the global economy.</p>
<p>In Corporate Investments, portfolio income is summarized as follows:</p>
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    Dividend and interest
     income                      $64,000    $100,000     $31,000     $75,000
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    Capital (losses) gains     -$237,000      $3,000   -$188,000      $2,000
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    Unrealized change in Fair
     Value                      $716,000     $53,000    $359,000    -$54,000
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    Totals:                     $543,000    $156,000    $202,000     $23,000
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<p>During this period, global financial markets have somewhat improved and as indicated above, our portfolio recovered $716,0000 out of the <money>$926,000</money> loss we had experienced last fiscal year. The shift in the portfolio investment mix reflects a cautious redeployment of cash into primarily fixed income, as well as some equity positions, due to the partial recovery of markets. The portfolio remains conservatively invested and no significant policy changes are foreseen. The Corporate Investments continue to be held with a long term view.</p>
<p>Effective <chron>June 1, 2009</chron> the mandate for management of the portfolio was transferred to MacDougall Investment Counsel Inc. We thank TD Waterhouse Private Investment Counsel for their stewardship over the last few years.</p>
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    Investment Mix            Aug 31,   May 31,   Feb 28,   Nov 30,   Aug 31,
                                2009      2009      2009      2008      2008
                            (2010.Q2) (2010.Q1) (2009.Q4) (2009.Q3) (2009.Q2)
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    Cash & Equivalents           0.7%     18.9%     21.0%     15.6%      9.5%
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    Bonds                       30.9%     18.9%     20.3%     20.5%     19.2%
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    Preferred Shares            14.7%     13.1%     13.1%     13.1%     14.2%
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    Canadian Equities           33.5%     31.1%    27.30%     30.8%     37.3%
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    U.S. & Foreign Equities     20.2%     18.0%     18.3%     20.0%     19.8%
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<p>Certification</p>
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<p>The Company's management, under the direction and supervision of the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, continually evaluates the effectiveness of the Company's disclosure controls and procedures and has concluded that such disclosure controls and procedures are effective.</p>
<p>The Company's management is also responsible for establishing and maintaining internal controls over financial reporting. These controls were designed to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with Canadian GAAP.</p>
<p>There have been no changes in the Company's internal controls over financial reporting during this quarter that have materially affected, or are reasonably likely to materially affect, its internal control over financial reporting.</p>
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<p>Outlook</p>
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<p>Time-Wise products will continue to grow in tonnage versus last year as we realize the full year benefit of entry into the USA retail market and the addition of an American processor in December, 2008.</p>
<p>Rice flour sales are expected to remain strong and incremental sales revenue is expected in the next quarter from the launches of new and innovative co-packed products such as 90 second retort flavoured rices.</p>
<p>As mentioned earlier, the profit decrease for the quarter was in line with expectations and earnings for the next quarter will remain under pressure should the depreciation of the U.S. Dollar continue and declining long grain rice costs diminishes our competitiveness against American suppliers. Margins on our U.S. sales will decline in relation to the devaluation of the U.S. Dollar.</p>
<p>The ship agency results are expected to reflect a continued weakened economy requiring fewer shipments to ports in the U.S. and Canadian Great Lakes.</p>
<p>While the company is anticipating continued growth in food processing and selling, and while it will be maintaining a strong position within the ship agency services business, growth in FY2010 will be impacted by several factors including (i) the ability of the company to secure rice at competitive prices (ii) the rate of acceptance of new co-packed products (iii) the ability within the marketplace to manage price increases to cover increased costs, and (iv) general economic conditions.</p>
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<p>Risks and Uncertainties</p>
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<p>Overview</p>
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<p>Management of risk includes properly identifying, communicating and controlling the risks which may cause a serious impact to the business. Management is confident that the Company employs effective procedures to address all material risks.</p>
<p>The following items were discussed in the MD&A in the last Annual Report and remain principally unchanged. Please refer to these documents for this information.</p>
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          Ability to Achieve Revenue Results
          Ability to Address Cost and Expense Concerns
          Economic Conditions
          Environment

    For further information regarding financial risk management, please refer
to the Notes to the interim financial statements.


    On behalf of the Board

    (signed)               (signed)

    Nikola M. Reford       Terry Henderson
    Chairman               President & Chief Executive Officer

    Dated at Montreal (Westmount), Quebec, October 8, 2009.

    MRRM  Inc.
    CONSOLIDATED EARNINGS
    And COMPREHENSIVE INCOME

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    (unaudited)            For the SIX Months Ending  For the Quarter Ending
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                               August 31,  August 31,  August 31,  August 31,
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                                    2009        2008        2009        2008
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    Revenues
      Sales                      $32,412     $27,497     $15,264     $14,068
      Increase in fair value
       of marketable
       securities held for
       trading                       543         156         202          23
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                                  32,955      27,653      15,466      14,091
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    Costs and expenses
      Cost of sales, selling
       and administrative         31,659      26,354      14,945      13,274
      Amortization                   583         597         291         299
      Exchange (gain) loss             0         (43)          0           8
      Interest on long-term
       debt                           60          80          29          39
      Other interest                  56          92          25          38
      Change in fair value of
       interest rate swap            (33)          0         (21)          0
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                                  32,325      27,080      15,269      13,658
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    Earnings before income
     taxes                           630         573         197         433
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    Income taxes (recovery)
      Current                         57         172         (46)        129
      Future                          70           0          74          17
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                                     127         172          28         146
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    Net earnings and
     comprehensive income           $503        $401        $169        $287
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    Basic earnings per share       $0.20       $0.16       $0.07       $0.11
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    MRRM Inc.
    CONSOLIDATED RETAINED EARNINGS

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    (unaudited)            For the SIX Months Ending  For the Quarter Ending
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                                    2009        2008        2009        2008
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                                    '000        '000        '000        '000

    Balance, beginning of
     period                      $16,119     $16,261     $16,453     $16,375
    Net earnings                     503         401         169         287
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                                  16,622      16,662      16,622      16,662

    Dividends                          0           0           0           0
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    Balance, end of period       $16,622     $16,662     $16,622     $16,662

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    MRRM Inc.
    CONSOLIDATED CASH FLOWS

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    (unaudited)            For the SIX Months Ending  For the Quarter Ending
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    OPERATING ACTIVITIES
    Net earnings                    $503        $401        $169        $287
    Defined benefit plan
     payments                        (31)        (35)        (15)        (19)
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                                     472         366         154         268
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    Non-cash items
      Change in fair value
       of marketable
       securities held for
       trading                      (479)        (57)       (171)         51
      Change in fair value
       of interest rate
       swap                          (33)          0         (21)          0
      Loss on disposal of
       equipment                       0           7           0           7
      Amortization                   583         597         291         299
      Pension benefit cost            15          15           9           8
      Future income taxes             70           1          74          18
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                                     156         563         182         383
      Changes in non-cash
       working capital items       1,780      (1,556)      2,415      (1,676)
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      Non-cash operating
       items generated
       (used)                      1,936        (993)      2,597      (1,293)
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    Cash flows from
     operating activities          2,408        (627)      2,751      (1,025)
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    INVESTING ACTIVITIES

    Marketable securities           (830)        (77)       (827)        (77)
    Disposals of marketable
     securities                      831         277         831          66
    Property, plant and
     equipment                      (245)       (212)       (142)        (98)
    Disposal of equipment              0           1           0           1
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    Cash flows from
     investing activities           (244)        (11)       (138)       (108)
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    FINANCING ACTIVITIES
    Bank indebtedness             (1,819)        963      (2,440)      1,296
    Long-term debt                  (345)       (325)       (173)       (163)
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    Cash flows from
     financing activities         (2,164)        638      (2,613)      1,133
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    Net change in cash and
     cash, end of period               0           0           0           0

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    Dividends per share            $0.00       $0.00       $0.00       $0.00
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    MRRM Inc.
    (Formerly: Mount Royal Rice Mills Limited)
    CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

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    (unaudited)                                            As at       As at
                                                          August    February
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                                                            2009        2009
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    ASSETS
    Current
      Accounts receivable                                 $6,834      $6,825
      Inventories                                          8,962      10,891
      Tax credits receivable                                 104       1,106
      Prepaids                                                50         141
      Future income taxes                                     15          15
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                                                          15,965      18,978

    Tax credits receivable, long-term                        986           0
    Marketable securities, at fair value                   4,198       3,720
    Property, plant and equipment, net                    14,882      15,220
    Cash surrender value of life insurance policy              5           5
                                                     -----------  ----------

                                                         $36,036     $37,923
                                                     -----------  ----------
                                                     -----------  ----------
    LIABILITIES
    Current
      Bank indebtedness                                   $2,777       4,596
      Accounts payable                                    11,379      11,626
      Income taxes payable                                    22          21
      Current portion of long-term liabilities               788         770
                                                     -----------  ----------
                                                          14,966      17,013
                                                     -----------  ----------

    Long-term debt, reducing term loan maturing
     in 2012                                               1,159       1,523
    Fair value of interest rate swap                          86         119
    Accrued benefit liability                                590         606
    Future income taxes                                    2,074       2,004
                                                     -----------  ----------
                                                          18,875      21,265
                                                     -----------  ----------
    SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY

    Capital stock
      Common shares, without nominal or par value
       authorized in an unlimited number
      Issued            2,535,000 shares                     539         539

    Retained earnings                                     16,622      16,119
                                                     -----------  ----------
                                                          17,161      16,658
                                                     -----------  ----------

                                                         $36,036     $37,923
                                                     -----------  ----------
                                                     -----------  ----------

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    MRRM Inc.
    NOTES To CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    (unaudited)                                    For the SIX Months Ending
                                                   -------------------------
                                                            August 31,  2009
                                                            ---------   ----

    1- Accounting Policies, Financial Risk management and Supplementary
       Information
    
</pre>
<p/>
<p>The unaudited interim consolidated financial statements were prepared by the Company in accordance with Canadian generally accepted accounting principles and have not been reviewed by the Company's auditors.</p>
<p>The accounting policies and procedures used in preparing these unaudited interim consolidated financial statements are the same as those used in preparing the audited annual consolidated financial statements for the year ended <chron>February 28, 2009</chron> except for new accounting policies that have been adopted effective <chron>March 1, 2009</chron>. These unaudited interim statements should be read along with the audited annual statements and notes included in the Company's last Annual Report. Certain comparative figures have been reclassified to conform with the presentation adopted at last fiscal year-end.</p>
<p/>
<p>Accounting changes</p>
<p/>
<p>Goodwill and Intangible Assets</p>
<p/>
<p>In <chron>February 2008</chron>, the CICA issued Section 3064, "Goodwill And Intangible Assets", which supersedes Section 3062, "Goodwill and other intangible assets" and Section 3450, "Research and Development Costs". The Section 3064 sets out standards for recognition, measurement, presentation and disclosure of goodwill and intangible assets. This accounting standard is effective for fiscal years beginning on or after <chron>October 1, 2008</chron>. The Company has adopted this Section as of <chron>March 1, 2009</chron>. The implementation of this new standard had no impact on the Company's financial results and position.</p>
<p/>
<pre>
    
    Credit risk and the fair value of financial assets and financial
    liabilities
    
</pre>
<p/>
<p>Emerging Issues Committee of the CICA Abstract No. 173 "Credit Risk and the Fair Value of Financial Assets and Financial Liabilities" ("EIC-173") clarifies that an entity's own credit risk and the credit risk of its counterparty should be taken into account in determining the fair value of financial assets and liabilities. The adoption of EIC-173 did not have a material impact on the Company's financial statements or on the fair value determination of its financial assets and liabilities, including derivative financial instruments.</p>
<p/>
<p>Future accounting standards</p>
<p/>
<p>International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)</p>
<p/>
<p>In <chron>February 2008</chron>, Canada's Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) confirmed that Canadian GAAP, as used by publicly accountable enterprises, will be superseded by International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for fiscal years beginning on or after <chron>January 1, 2011</chron>. The Corporation will be required to report under IFRS for its interim and annual financial statements for the fiscal year ending <chron>February 29, 2012</chron>. The Corporation is currently preparing its IFRS conversion plan. This plan will be aimed in particular at identifying the differences between IFRS and the Canadian GAAP, assessing their impact and analyzing the various policies that the Corporation will elect to adopt. Early indication is that we will have no significant issues in adopting the new standards within the required time frame.</p>
<p/>
<pre>
    
    Also as at January 1, 2011, the Company will be required to adopt the
    CICA handbook:
    
</pre>
<p/>
<p>Section 1582, "Business Combinations", which replaced CICA Section 1581 of the same name. Section 1582 establishes principles and requirements of the acquisition method for business combinations and related disclosures, and</p>
<p>Section 1601, "Consolidated Financial Statements" and Section 1602, "Non-Controlling Interests" together replace Section 1600, "Consolidated Financial Statements". Section 1601 establishes standards for the preparation of consolidated financial statements. Section 1602 establishes standards for accounting for a non-controlling interest in a subsidiary in the consolidated financial statements subsequent to a business combination. These Sections constitute the GAAP equivalent to the corresponding IFRS. These Sections apply to interim and annual consolidated financial statements relating to fiscal years beginning on or after <chron>January 1, 2011</chron> and the Corporation will adopt these new Sections as of such date as part of its conversion to IFRS. Earlier adoption is permitted as of the beginning of a fiscal year. The Corporation is currently evaluating the impact of the adoption of these new Sections on the consolidated financial statements.</p>
<p/>
<p>2- Financial Instruments and Financial Risk factors</p>
<p/>
<p>The Company's financial instruments recognized in the balance sheet consist of bank indebtedness, marketable securities, accounts receivable, accounts payable, the interest rate swap and long-term debt. The carrying value of these balance sheet items approximates their fair market value. The Company is exposed to a number of different financial risks arising from normal course business exposure, as well as the Company's use of financial instruments. These risk factors include credit risk, interest rate risk, liquidity risk, currency risk, price risk and market risk.</p>
<p/>
<p>Derivative Financial Instruments</p>
<p/>
<p>The Company uses at times derivative financial instruments to manage its exchange risk and interest rate risk. The Company does not use hedge accounting; accordingly, the derivative financial instruments are recognized at their fair value on the balance sheet and changes in fair value are recognized in earnings for the year.</p>
<p/>
<p>Fair value</p>
<p/>
<p>Accounts receivable, bank indebtedness and accounts payable are financial instruments whose fair values approximate their carrying values due to their short-term maturity. The portfolio of marketable securities has been designated as a financial asset held for trading. These investments are recorded at fair value based on the current bid price at the balance sheet date with fair value changes recorded and disclosed in the Statement of Earnings. The Company uses an interest rate swap arrangement through its bankers to effectively fix the variable rate pertaining to the Reducing term loan which matures in <chron>February 2012</chron>. This arrangement has fixed the interest rate at 5.83% to maturity. The swap had a negative fair value of <money>$86,000</money> at <chron>August 31, 2009</chron> and has been recorded in long-term liabilities under fair value of interest rate swap and recognized in Consolidated Earnings and Comprehensive Income under other expenses. The fair value was determined based on the prices obtained from the Company's lender for similar instruments.</p>
<p/>
<p>Currency risk</p>
<p/>
<p>The Company is exposed to foreign currency risks due to its imports of bulk rice from the USA and overseas. These risks are partially offset by sales in U.S. funds and by the purchase of forward exchange futures. At the end of this quarter, there were no forward exchange future contracts pending. The Company uses the fair value accounting method for such instruments. Under this method any unrealized gains or losses caused by fluctuation to the market value are to be recorded in income for the period.</p>
<p>As at <chron>August 31, 2009</chron>, assets denominated in U.S. dollars consisting of cash, accounts receivable and marketable securities totalled US$7,122,457 (US$4,331,721 and (euro)25,677 respectively as at <chron>February 28</chron>, 2009). Bank indebtedness and accounts payable denominated in U.S. dollars totalled US$6,201,256 (US$4,735,904 as at <chron>February 28</chron>, 2009).</p>
<p/>
<p>Credit risk</p>
<p/>
<p>Credit risk relates to the risk that a party to a financial instrument will not fulfill some or all of its obligations, thereby, causing the Company to sustain a financial loss. In the normal course of business, the Company is exposed to credit risk from its customers, substantially all of which are in the retail and processing markets. The Company performs ongoing credit evaluations of new and existing customers' financial conditions and reviews the collectibility of its trade and other accounts receivable in order to mitigate any possible credit losses. The Company maintains an allowance for doubtful accounts that represents its estimate of uncollectible amounts. This allowance is related to specific losses estimated on individually significant exposures.</p>
<p/>
<p>Interest rate risk</p>
<p/>
<p>Receivables and payables are non-interest bearing. Bank indebtedness bears interest at the Canadian prime rate for Canadian loans and U.S. base rates for U.S. loans and, optionally, the Company may take advantage of Bankers Acceptances. The interest rate risk relating to the reducing term loan is as described under Fair value above. For this quarter, a 0.5% hypothetical increase in the prime rate on bank indebtedness would increase interest expense by approximately <money>$4,000</money>. A 0.5% decrease in the prime rate would have had a reverse effect. The Company's marketable securities bear interest at fixed rates and the Company is, therefore, exposed to the risk of changes in fair value resulting from interest rate fluctuations.</p>
<p/>
<p>Liquidity risk</p>
<p/>
<p>The Company believes that future cash flows from operations and availability under existing credit facilities from banking institutions will be sufficient to meet its obligations. Under senior management's supervision, the Company manages its liquidity according to financial forecast and expected cash flows.</p>
<p/>
<p>Price risk</p>
<p/>
<p>The Company's price risk arises from changes in raw material prices, which are significantly influenced by the fluctuating underlying markets. The Company's objectives in managing its price risk are three fold: i) to protect its financial results for the period from significant fluctuations in raw material costs, ii) to anticipate, to the extent possible, and plan for significant changes in the raw material markets and iii) to ensure sufficient availability of raw materials required to meet the Company's manufacturing requirements. To manage its exposure to price risks, the Company closely monitors current and anticipated changes in market prices and develops pre-buying strategies and patterns, and seeks to adjust its selling prices when market conditions permit. Historical results indicate management's ability to rapidly identify fluctuations in raw material prices and, to the extent possible, incorporate such fluctuations in the Company's selling prices.</p>
<p/>
<p>Market risk</p>
<p/>
<p>The Company is exposed to fluctuations in the market prices of its marketable securities that are classified as held-for-trading. Changes in the fair value of marketable securities are recorded in consolidated earnings. The risk is managed by ensuring a relatively conservative asset allocation of bonds and equities. For this quarter, the effect before income taxes represents an increase in income of <money>$359,000</money> compared to a decrease of <money>$54,000</money> for the same period last year.</p>
<p/>
<pre>
    
                           For the SIX Months Ending  For the Quarter Ending
                           -------------------------  ----------------------
                               August 31,  August 31,  August 31,  August 31,
                               ---------   ---------   ---------   ---------
                                    2009        2008        2009        2008
                                    ----        ----        ----        ----
                                    '000        '000        '000        '000

    3- Information included
        in the Statement Of
        Earnings

         Income taxes paid
          (received)                ($56)       $181        ($58)       $200
                                    ----        ----        ----        ----
                                    ----        ----        ----        ----
         Investment tax
          credits                    $91         $77         $91         $77
                                     ---         ---         ---         ---
                                     ---         ---         ---         ---

         Interest on long-term
          debt                       $60         $80         $29         $39
         Interest on bank
          indebtedness and
          other                       56          92          25          38
                                      --          --          --          --
         Interest paid and
          expensed                  $116        $172         $54         $77
                                    ----        ----         ---         ---
                                    ----        ----         ---         ---

    4- Income Taxes

         Tax at combined basic
          federal and provincial
          income tax rate           $197        $191         $62        $145
         Non-taxable portion of
          capital losses (gains)      36          (1)         28          (1)
         Tax-free income             (14)        (23)         (7)        (14)
         (Increase) decrease in
          fair value of
          investments               (111)         (8)        (56)          9
         Non-deductible
          expenses                    15          14           8           7
         Other                         4          (1)         (7)          0
                                       -          --          --           -
                                    $127        $172         $28        $146
                                    ----        ----         ---         ---
                                    ----        ----         ---         ---

         Effective tax rate         20.2%       30.0%       (2.6)%      11.7%
                                    -----       -----       ------      -----
                                    -----       -----       ------      -----


         The Company's future
          income tax liabilities
          (assets) are as follows:

         Employee future
          benefits                 ($210)      ($190)         $2          $3
         Research and development
          tax credits                297         319          17          75
         Property, plant and
          equipment                2,008       1,662           6        (158)
         Loss carry forwards         (47)        (84)          0           0
         Other                        11          63          49          98
                              ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
                                  $2,059      $1,770         $74         $18
                              ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
                              ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
         Comprising
         Current                    ($15)       ($15)         $0          $0
         Non-current               2,074       1,785          74          18
                              ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
                                  $2,059      $1,770         $74         $18
                              ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
                              ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------

    5- Supplemental Cash Flow
        Information:
         Changes in non-cash
          working capital items

           Accounts
            receivable               ($9)    ($2,257)      ($352)    ($1,398)
           Inventories             1,929      (1,290)        597      (2,006)
           Tax credits
            receivable                16        (273)        (65)       (273)
           Prepaids                   90         116          72          69
           Accounts payable         (247)      1,796       2,267       1,604
           Income taxes
            payable                    1         352        (104)        328
                              ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
                                  $1,780     ($1,556)     $2,415     ($1,676)
                              ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
                              ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------

    6- Segmented Information
         Revenue

           Food processing
            and selling          $30,931     $25,966     $14,496     $13,108
           Ship agency
            services               1,481       1,531         768         960
                                   -----       -----         ---         ---
           Operating              32,412      27,497      15,264      14,068
           Corporate                 543         156         202          23
                                     ---         ---         ---          --
                                 $32,955     $27,653     $15,466     $14,091
                              ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
                              ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------

         Earnings

           Food processing and
            selling                 $180        $351          $0        $267
           Ship agency
            services                  44         175          52         203
                                      --         ---          --         ---
           Operating                 224         526          52         470
           Corporate                 406          47         145         (37)
                                      --         ---          --         ---

         Earnings before income
          taxes                      630         573         197         433
         Income Taxes                127         172          28         146
                                      --         ---          --         ---

         Net Earnings               $503        $401        $169        $287
                                    ----        ----        ----        ----
                                    ----        ----        ----        ----
         Assets

           Food processing
            and selling          $30,800     $30,919       ($357)     $2,897
           Ship agency
            services               1,051         955         (36)        491
                                   -----         ---         ---         ---
           Operating              31,851      31,874        (393)      3,388
           Corporate               4,185       4,743         157         (29)
                                   -----       -----         ---         ---
                                 $36,036     $36,617       ($236)     $3,359
                                 -------     -------       -----      ------
                                 -------     -------       -----      ------

         Capital expenditures

           Food processing
            and selling             $234        $209        $142         $95
           Ship agency
            services                  11           3           0           3
                                      --           -           -           -
           Operating                 245         212         142          98
           Corporate                   0           0           0           0
                                       -           -           -           -
                                    $245        $212        $142         $98
                                    ----        ----        ----         ---
                                    ----        ----        ----         ---

         Amortization

           Food processing
            and selling             $567        $570        $283        $285
           Ship agency
            services                  16          27           8          14
                                      --          --           -          --
                                    $583        $597        $291        $299
                                    ----        ----        ----        ----
                                    ----        ----        ----        ----

    7- Capital disclosures

         The Company defines its capital as long-term debt (including the
          current portion), shareholders' equity, minus cash and cash
          equivalents.  Capital is calculated as follows:

           Short-term and
            current portion of
            long-term debt        $3,495      $4,939     ($2,430)     $1,307
          Long-term debt           1,245       1,877        (204)       (173)
          Shareholders' equity    17,161      17,201         169         287
                                  ------      ------         ---         ---
                                 $21,901     $24,017     ($2,465)     $1,421
                                 -------     -------     --------     ------
                                 -------     -------     --------     ------


         The Company's objectives for managing its capital structure are to
         ensure financial capacity, liquidity and flexibility to maintain a
         strong capital base to sustain ongoing development and operations.

         The Company's credit facilities are subject to a number of covenants
         and these have been met as indicated under "Liquidity risk". These
         covenants are as follows: i) A revolving line of credit secured by
         accounts receivable and marketable securities; and ii) Maintain a
         Debt Service Coverage ratio of not less than 1.00 on a pre and
         post-dividend basis.

         The primary source of capital is shareholders' equity.  The credit
         facilities available and reported at last year-end remain
         substantially unchanged. The facilities are comprised of a
         revolving line of credit for $6,750,000 CDN (or its US equivalent)
         and a 5 year reducing term facility initially borrowed at fiscal
         year-end 2007 for $3,500,000. The revolving line of credit bears
         interest at the Canadian prime rate for Canadian loans and U.S.
         base rates for U.S. loans and, optionally, the Company may take
         advantage of Bankers Acceptances. The reducing term facility is at
         a combined fixed rate for interest and fees of 5.83% for the term
         of the loan. The financial covenants and arrangements relating to
         these facilities are detailed in the Notes to the audited
         consolidated financial statements filed for last year-end. These
         covenants are being respected and have been met. The Corporation is
         not subject to any external capital restrictions and has no
         commitments to sell common shares.

    8- Geographic Information

         External customer
          revenues (1)

           Canada                $26,158     $24,358     $12,356     $12,389
           U.S.A.                  6,797       3,295       3,110       1,702
                                   -----       -----       -----       -----
                                 $32,955     $27,653     $15,466     $14,091
                                 -------     -------     -------     -------
                                 -------     -------     -------     -------

    (1) Revenues from external customers, attributed to countries based on
        the location where goods or services were provided.

        All of the Company' s assets are located in Canada.
    

For further information: For further information: Lou Younan, Vice-President Finance & CFO, MRRM Inc., (514) 908-7777, Fax: (514) 906-0220, mr@mrrm.ca

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