Higher food costs and one less operating week drove down Bob Evans Farms Inc.’s income and revenue in its fourth quarter, but same-store sales improvements at the company’s namesake family-dining brand and early results of a remodeling program have them bullish about next year. Chief executive Steve Davis said Bob Evans’ long-term profitability would be strengthened by the closures of underperforming Bob Evans and Mimi’s Café restaurants, and noted that ...

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