x Form 10-K
¨ Form 11-K
¨ Form 20-F
¨ Form 10-Q
¨ Form N-SAR
¨ Form N-CSR
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
NOTIFICATION OF LATE FILING
Commission File Number
|For Period Ended: December 31, 2004|
|¨ Transition Report on Form 10-K|
|¨ Transition Report on Form 20-F|
|¨ Transition Report on Form 11-K|
|¨ Transition Report on Form 10-Q|
|¨ Transition Report on Form N-SAR|
|For the Transition Period Ended:|
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Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply the Commission has verified any information contained herein.
If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above, identify the item(s) to which the notification relates:
Provena Foods Inc.
Full name of registrant
Former name if applicable
5010 Eucalyptus Avenue
Address of principal executive office (Street and number)
Chino, California 91710
City, state and zip code
RULE 12b-25(b) AND (c)
If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or
expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule
12b-25(b), the following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate.)
|(a)||The reasons described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense;|
|(b)||The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on Form 10-K, 20-F, 11-K or Form N-SAR, or portion thereof will be filed on or before the 15th calendar day following the prescribed due date; or the subject quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-Q, or portion thereof will be filed on or before the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and|
|(c)||The accountants statement or other exhibit required by Rule 12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable|
State below in reasonable detail the reasons why Form 10-K, 11-K, 20-F, 10-Q, N-SAR or the transition report portion thereof could not be filed within the prescribed time period. (Attach extra sheets if needed.)
The Registrant is negotiating a forebearance agreement with Comerica Bank dated March 28, 2005 and the sale of two buildings. These two items are taking an inordinate amount of the accounting staffs time.
|(1)||Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this notification|
|Thomas J. Mulroney||(909)||627-1082|
|(Name)||(Area Code)||(Telephone Number)|
|(2)||Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed? If the answer is no, identify report(s). x Yes ¨ No|
|(3)||Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion thereof? x Yes ¨ No|
Earnings for this year will be a net loss of ($1,229,855) after a profit of $18,233 in the same period of a year ago.
Provena Foods Inc.
(Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
|March 31, 2005||By:||/s/ THOMAS J. MULRONEY|
Thomas J. Mulroney,
Chief Financial Officer
INSTRUCTION: The form may be signed by an executive officer of the registrant or by any other duly authorized representative. The name and title of the person signing the form shall be typed or printed beneath the signature. If the statement is signed on behalf of the registrant by an authorized representative (other than an executive officer), evidence of the representatives authority to sign on behalf of the registrant shall be filed with the form.
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