Pinnacle Foods Inc. Announces Commencement of Quarterly Dividend Program
PARSIPPANY, NJ (May 14, 2013) – Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE: PF) announced today that its Board of Directors has adopted a policy to pay a regular quarterly dividend. As a result,Pinnacle Foods also announced today that its Board of Directors has declared an initial quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share, payable on July 10, 2013 to all common stockholders of record at the close of business on June 20, 2013.
About Pinnacle Foods Inc.
In more than 85% of American households, consumers reach for Pinnacle Foods brands. Pinnacle Foods is a Top 1000 Company ranked on Fortune Magazine's 2012 Top 1000 companies list. We are a leading producer, marketer and distributor of high-quality branded food products, which have been trusted household names for decades. Headquartered in Parsippany, NJ, our business employs an average of 4,400 employees. We are a leader in the shelf stable and frozen foods segments and our brands hold the #1 or #2 market position in 10 of the 12 major categories in which they compete. Our Duncan Hines Grocery Division manages brands such as Duncan Hines® baking mixes and frostings, Vlasic® shelf-stable pickles, Mrs. Butterworth's® and Log Cabin® table syrups, Armour® canned meats, Brooks® and Nalley® chili and chili ingredients, Duncan Hines® Comstock® and Wilderness® pie and pastry fruit fillings and Open Pit® barbecue sauces. Our Birds Eye Frozen Division manages brands such as Birds Eye®, Birds Eye Steamfresh®, C&W®, McKenzie's®, and Freshlike® frozen vegetables, Birds Eye Voila!® complete bagged frozen meals, Van de Kamp's® and Mrs. Paul's® frozen prepared seafood, Hungry-Man® frozen dinners and entrées, Aunt Jemima® frozen breakfasts, Lender's® frozen and refrigerated bagels, and Celeste® frozen pizza. Our Specialty Foods Division manages Tim's Cascade Snacks®, Hawaiian® kettle style potato chips, Erin's® popcorn, Snyder of Berlin® and Husman's® snacks in addition to our food service and private label businesses. Further information is available at http://www.pinnaclefoods.com.
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Financial Contact: Maria Sceppaguercio, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Pinnacle Foods Inc., 973-541-8629; or Media Contact: Elizabeth Rowland or Chris Spina, Pinnacle Foods Media Relations, Pinnacle Foods Inc., 973-541-8620, email@example.com