H.J. Heinz Company (NYSE: HNZ):

H.J. Heinz Company Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Presentation by Heinz Chairman, President and CEO, William R. Johnson, to shareholders regarding the Company’s Fiscal 2011 performance, First Quarter Fiscal 2012 results and its Fiscal 2012 outlook.

A live Webcast (listen only) of the Annual Meeting presentation will take place simultaneously and will be archived on www.heinz.com.
A listen only teleconference is also available:
-- US Dial in: 1-866-318-8619
-- International Dial In: 1-617-399-5138
-- Passcode: 923 927 19

Note: There will not be a press conference following the Annual Meeting.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern

Fairmont Pittsburgh
Grand Ballroom
510 Market Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Conference Call Replay (Available from 08/30/2011 – 09/29/2011):
-- US Dial in: 1-888-286-8010
-- International Dial In: 1-617-801-6888
-- Passcode: 176 845 92


Reporters or photographers wishing to attend the Annual Meeting should register in advance by contacting Jean Babilon at (412) 456-5781 or via e-mail at jean.babilon@us.hjheinz.com by noon on Monday, August 29, 2011.


Michael Mullen, 412-456-5751michael.mullen@us.hjheinz.com

ABOUT HEINZ: H.J. Heinz Company, offering “Good Food Every Day”™ is one of the world’s leading marketers and producers of healthy, convenient and affordable foods specializing in ketchup, sauces, meals, soups, snacks and infant nutrition. Heinz provides superior quality, taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether in the home, restaurants, the office or “on-the-go.” Heinz is a global family of leading branded products, including Heinz® Ketchup, sauces, soups, beans, pasta and infant foods (representing over one-third of Heinz’s total sales), Ore-Ida® potato products, Weight Watchers® Smart Ones® entrees, T.G.I. Friday’s® snacks and Plasmon® infant nutrition. Heinz is famous for its iconic brands on six continents, showcased by Heinz® Ketchup, The World’s Favorite Ketchup®.

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