SOURCE: Tootie Pie Company, Inc.

April 17, 2008 08:05 ET

Tootie Pie at Bush Bar-B-Que

BOERNE, TX--(Marketwire - April 17, 2008) - The Tootie Pie Company, Inc. (OTCBB: TOOT), a premium baker and seller of high-quality, handmade pies, is pleased to announce that Tootie's Award Winning Apple, Pecan, Buttermilk, Chocolate & Coconut pies were served over the weekend at a Republican National Committee fundraiser, hosted by President Bush and First Lady Laura Bush at the ranch in Crawford. It is estimated that 600 people from around the country attended this event, including several members of the President's family. The event was catered by Eddie Deen Catering of Dallas, TX.

"The President uses Eddie Deen Catering to show his friends how much they are appreciated," said Eddie Deen, Owner, "and one way to show that appreciation is to use the very best pies I could find for this event. I look forward to continuing to use Tootie Pies at other high profile events like this."

"It just doesn't get any 'higher profile' than an event involving the President of the United States and we are honored to be chosen. High profile events like these are very important in exposing our brand to all three of our selling channels: retail, corporate and wholesale. We have laid the foundation in the D/FW area for significant sales growth and we appreciate Eddie Deen for recognizing the value of offering a high quality dessert for such an important event. We look forward to working with him on future events as well," said Don Merrill, President & CEO.

Tootie Pie Company bakes and sells high-quality, handmade pies through three basic sales channels: retail, corporate and wholesale. The retail segment serves individual consumers through in-store sales, orders via telephone and internet on the Company's website. The corporate segment serves businesses that purchase pies as a way to promote their company through client and employee appreciation programs. The wholesale segment is made up of regional and national broad-line foodservice distributors who purchase pies and then resell them to their customers. The Tootie Pie Company, Inc. is a public company whose stock is traded on the NASDAQ OTC markets under the symbol: "TOOT." For additional information, or to receive emails, please visit www.tootiepieco.com

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