SOURCE: Tootie Pie Company, Inc.

October 14, 2008 08:05 ET

Tootie Pie Company Quarterly Sales Up 50%

BOERNE, TX--(Marketwire - October 14, 2008) - The Tootie Pie Company, Inc. (OTCBB: TOOT), a premium baker and seller of high-quality, handmade pies, announced today that it sold over 12,000 pies for the quarter ending September 30, 2008. This is approximately a 50% increase over the 8,000 plus pies sold during the same period in 2007.

Don Merrill, Tootie Pie Company's President & CEO, commented, "A 50% increase during an 'off season' quarter is further confirmation of success from our ongoing sales and marketing strategies. We continue to open new markets and remain very pleased with our repeat order flow from existing customers. Our focus now turns to the upcoming holidays, the peak season in the pie business. We expect impressive growth in our higher margin retail/corporate sales channels along with solid wholesale growth during this very busy time of the year."

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. Tootie Pie Company, Inc. is a publicly traded company whose stock is traded on the NASDAQ OTC market under the symbol: "TOOT." For additional information, or to receive correspondence from us, please visit

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