Premium Brands Holdings Corporation

Premium Brands Holdings Corporation

August 17, 2011 14:44 ET

Pender West Investors Inc. Announces Securityholdings in Premium Brands Holdings Corporation of 16.4%

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 17, 2011) - In accordance with Canadian regulatory requirements, Pender West Investors Inc. ("Pender West") announced today that it controls, both directly and indirectly (through two corporations related to Pender West, namely Rank Agra Capital Inc. and EP Canada Film Services Inc.), and exercises control and direction over, 3,025,169 Common Shares, or approximately 16.4% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares of Premium Brands Holdings Corporation ("Premium Brands") (TSX:PBH).

The Common Shares were acquired as a result of purchases made through the facilities of the Toronto Stock Exchange involving Pender West, Rank Agra Capital Inc., and EP Canada Film Services Inc.

The securities of Pender West are held for investment purposes. Pender West's shareholdings may increase in the future based on the future acquisition of Common Shares by Pender West.

Premium Brands owns a broad range of leading specialty food manufacturing and differentiated food distribution businesses with operations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Washington State and Nevada. The Company services over 26,000 customers and its family of brands and businesses include Grimm's, Harvest, McSweeney's, Bread Garden Express, Hygaard, Hempler's, Quality Fast Foods, Gloria's Best of Fresh, Harlan Fairbanks, Creekside Bakehouse, Centennial Foodservice, B&C Foods, Shahir, Duso's Fine Foods, Maximum Seafood, SK Food Group, OvenPride, Hub City Fisheries, Audrey's, Deli Chef and Hamish & Enzo.

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  • Premium Brands Holdings Corporation
    Bruce Hodge
    (604) 646-8283