Hillshire Brands (NYSE: HSH) today announced that its review of fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2012 earnings will be broadcast live via the Internet on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at 9 a.m. CDT. The company will review results for its continuing operations (through operating segment income) for the fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2012, provide an update on the business, guidance for fiscal 2013 and take questions from analysts. The webcast can be accessed at www.hillshirebrands.com. For people who are unable to listen to the webcast live, the replay will be available at 12 p.m. CDT on Aug. 9, 2012, in the Investor Relations section of the Hillshire Brands corporate Web site ( www.hillshirebrands.com) through the close of business on Feb. 9, 2013. About The Hillshire Brands Company The Hillshire Brands Company (NYSE: HSH) is a leader in meat-centric food solutions for the retail and foodservice markets. The company generates nearly $4 billion in annual sales and has approximately 8,500 employees. 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 and GalloSalame. The company, formerly known as Sara Lee Corporation, began trading under the “HSH” ticker symbol on June 29, 2012, following the successful spinoff of its international coffee and tea business. For more information on the company, please visit www.hillshirebrands.com.