Hillshire Brands announces dividend of US$0.175/common share, payable July 8 to shareholders as of June 2

CHICAGO , April 24, 2014 (press release) – Hillshire Brands’ (NYSE: HSH) board of directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.175 per share on the corporation’s common stock, payable on July 8, 2014. The dividend is payable to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 2, 2014.

About Hillshire Brands Company

The Hillshire Brands Company (HSH) is a leader in branded foods. The company generated approximately $4 billion in annual sales in fiscal 2013, has more than 9,000 employees, and is based in Chicago. Hillshire Brands’ portfolio includes iconic brands such as Jimmy Dean, Ball Park, Hillshire Farm, State Fair, Sara Lee frozen bakery and Chef Pierre pies, as well as artisanal brands Aidells, Gallo Salame and Golden Island premium jerky. For more information on the company, please visit www.hillshirebrands.com.

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