SOURCE: Tootie Pie Company, Inc.

Tootie Pie Company, Inc.

March 05, 2009 11:19 ET

Tootie Pie Company Opens Another SYSCO Region

BOERNE, TX--(Marketwire - March 5, 2009) - The Tootie Pie Company, Inc. (OTCBB: TOOT), a premium baker and seller of high-quality, handmade pies, is pleased to announce that we have received our first order and our pies are now being carried by the SYSCO Jackson, Mississippi operating company. Tootie Pies are now stocked in seven SYSCO regions including: SYSCO Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Austin, TX; as well as SYSCO St. Louis, MO, Atlanta, GA and now Jackson, MS.

"We have a stated goal to cover the entire South Eastern United States and the opening of this region, which covers Mid to Southern Mississippi and parts of Louisiana, continues us along that path and will serve some Tootie Pie to more good folks in the south, who know the value of a good pie," said Don Merrill, President & CEO.

Tootie Pie Company bakes and sells high-quality, handmade pies through three basic sales channels: retail, corporate and wholesale. Retail sales are driven by individual consumers across the country through the Company's website:; orders via telephone and in-store sales. Corporate sales provide unique corporate gifts for businesses looking to show appreciation to their clients and employees during the holidays or throughout the year. Wholesale is made up of regional and national broad-line foodservice distributors who purchase pies and then resell them to restaurants, high-end retail grocery stores, hotels, coffee shops and caterers. 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 from us, please visit

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