Pinnacle Foods Finance LLC Launches Proposed Refinancing

PARSIPPANY, NJ (April 10, 2013) – Pinnacle Foods Inc.  (NYSE: PF) announced today that its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Pinnacle Foods Finance LLC ("Pinnacle Foods"), intends to launch a refinancing of existing indebtedness outstanding under its senior secured credit facilities and its 8.25% senior unsecured notes due 2017 (the "Notes").  Pinnacle Foods indicated that the proposed refinancing is expected to reduce its annual interest expense and improve its debt maturity profile.

In connection with the proposed refinancing, Pinnacle Foods intends to redeem all $400 million outstanding principal amount of the Notes on May 10, 2013Pinnacle Foods' obligation to redeem the Notes will be conditioned upon the consummation of the refinancing. 

The consummation of the refinancing is subject to market and other customary conditions and there can be no assurance that the refinancing will occur.


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SOURCE Pinnacle Foods Inc.

Maria Sceppaguercio, SVP, Investor Relations, 973-541-8629