Tasty Baking Company's Springfield, PA Thrift Outlet Store Celebrates First Anniversary

An Anniversary Event for Bargain-Conscious Consumers Will Take Place

On Saturday, May 18

May 15, 2002, 01:00 ET from Tasty Baking Company

    PHILADELPHIA, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anniversaries, like
 birthdays and weddings, wouldn't be as memorable without a requisite cake.
 That's why Tasty Baking Company is celebrating the first anniversary of its
 Springfield, PA Thrift Outlet Store with free cake giveaways and much more.
     On Saturday, May 18, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Cutler Plaza Shopping
 Center, 156 E. Baltimore Pike, Springfield, PA will offer a wide range of
 Tastykake favorites such as Butterscotch Krimpets, Chocolate Cupcakes and
 Kandykakes in individual and Family Pack varieties, as well as the company's
 popular large cakes and pies called "Classic Baked Goods" for 99 cents.
     "We've been very pleased that so many people have been enjoying our Thrift
 Outlet Stores all across the region," according to W. Dan Nagle, vice
 president of sales and food service for Tasty Baking Company.  "It's a great
 way to say 'thanks' to our loyal customers, and give them a wide variety of
 Tastykake favorites at very affordable prices."
     The anniversary event will include entertainment, Tastykake novelty items,
 and a visit by the company's mascot, Kirbee the Krimpet.  The company will
 also sell a variety of Tastykake premium items such as tee-shirts, mugs, and
 the original Tasty delivery truck bank, among others.
     Tasty Baking Company (NYSE:   TBC), founded in 1914, is one of the largest
 independent baking companies in the United States with annual sales of
 $255 million and distribution in 49 states, plus Puerto Rico and Canada.
 Tasty Baking Company operates two bakeries in the Mid-Atlantic region offering
 more than 100 different products under the Tastykake, Aunt Sweeties and Snak
 N' Fresh labels, as well as 16 Thrift Outlet Stores in Pennsylvania, New
 Jersey, Maryland and Delaware.  Information on Tasty Baking is also available
 on the website; www.tastykake.com and consumers can send products anywhere in
 the United States by calling 1-800-33-TASTY.
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