The Earthgrains Company Declares Dividend Payable May 31, 2001

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from The Earthgrains Company

    ST. LOUIS, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of
 The Earthgrains Company (NYSE:   EGR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend
 of 6 cents per share payable May 31, 2001, to shareholders of record at the
 close of business on May 18, 2001.
     Earthgrains, the second-largest packaged bread producer in the United
 States, had more than $2 billion in sales in fiscal 2000 and operates
 fresh-bakery and refrigerated-dough businesses in the United States and
 Europe.
     More information about Earthgrains may be found on the company's corporate
 Internet web site at www.earthgrains.com .
 
 

SOURCE The Earthgrains Company
    ST. LOUIS, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of
 The Earthgrains Company (NYSE:   EGR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend
 of 6 cents per share payable May 31, 2001, to shareholders of record at the
 close of business on May 18, 2001.
     Earthgrains, the second-largest packaged bread producer in the United
 States, had more than $2 billion in sales in fiscal 2000 and operates
 fresh-bakery and refrigerated-dough businesses in the United States and
 Europe.
     More information about Earthgrains may be found on the company's corporate
 Internet web site at www.earthgrains.com .
 
 SOURCE  The Earthgrains Company