The Hillshire Brands Company To Webcast Presentation At Barclay’s Back-to-School Consumer Conference

Hillshire Brands (NYSE: HSH) today announced that its presentation at the Barclay’s Back-to-School Consumer Conference in Boston will be broadcast live via the Internet at 8:15 a.m. EDT (7:15 a.m. CDT) on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.

The live webcast can be accessed at www.hillshirebrands.com and will feature Sean Connolly, chief executive officer, and Maria Henry, chief financial officer, Hillshire Brands, who will provide an update on the growth and market opportunities for the organization.

For people who are unable to listen to the webcast live, the presentation will be available the same day at 9:00 a.m. CDT in the Investor Relations section of the Hillshire Brands corporate Web site ( www.hillshirebrands.com) through the close of business on March 6, 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 9,500 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 Gallo Salame. 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.

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