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Vega Foods, Inc., has recently purchased a small mill that it intends to operate as one of its subsidiaries. The newly acquired mill has three products that it offers for sale-wheat cereal, pancake mix, and flour. Each product sells for $10 per package. Materials, labor, and other variable production costs are $4.90 per bag of wheat cereal, $6.10 per bag of pancake mix, and $3.10 per bag of flour. Sales commissions are 10% of sales for any product. All other costs are fixed.
The mill's income statement for the most recent month is given below:


Product Line
Total
Company Wheat
Cereal Pancake
Mix Flour
Sales $ 1,170,000 $ 390,000 $ 490,000 $ 290,000

Expenses:
Materials, labor, and other 579,900 191,100 298,900 89,900
Sales commissions 117,000 39,000 49,000 29,000
Advertising 156,050 73,000 50,000 33,050
Salaries 98,500 43,300 10,200 45,000
Equipment depreciation 58,500 19,500 24,500 14,500
Warehouse rent 23,400 7,800 9,800 5,800
General administration 84,000 28,000 28,000 28,000

Total expenses 1,117,350 401,700 470,400 245,250

Net operating income (loss) $ 52,650 $ (11,700) $ 19,600 $ 44,750


The following additional information is available about the company:


a.The same equipment is used to mill and package all three products. In the above income statement, equipment depreciation has been allocated on the basis of sales dollars. An analysis of equipment usage indicates that it is used 40% of the time to make wheat cereal, 50% of the time to make pancake mix, and 10% of the time to make flour.

b.All three products are stored in the same warehouse. In the above income statement, the warehouse rent has been allocated on the basis of sales dollars. The warehouse contains 46,800 square feet of space, of which 8,000 square feet are used for wheat cereal, 14,000 square feet are used for pancake mix, and 24,800 square feet are used for flour. The warehouse space costs the company $0.50 per square foot per month to rent.

c.The general administration costs relate to the administration of the company as a whole. In the above income statement, these costs have been divided equally among the three product lines.

d.All other costs are traceable to the product lines. Vega Foods' management is anxious to improve the mill's 4.50% margin on sales.

Required:
1.Prepare a new contribution format segmented income statement for the month. Adjust the allocation of equipment depreciation and warehouse rent as indicated by the additional information provided. (Input all amounts as positive values except losses which should be indicated by a minus sign. Round your final answers to the nearest dollar amount.)

 

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