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01/11/16Diamond Foods Announces Acquisition of a Minority Interest in Metcalfe’s skinny Ltd
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that it has acquired a 26% stake in Metcalfe’s skinny Limited, owner of Metcalfe’s skinny Popcorn, a premium ready-to-eat popcorn brand in the UK with a mission to provide better-for-you snack alternatives to consumers.   Metcalfe’s skinny markets its branded range of products in the fast-growing better-for-you snack and popcorn categories, predominantly in the UK. The Metcalfe’s s... 
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12/17/15Kettle Brand® Unearths New Uprooted™ Vegetable Chips
Iconic Chip Brand’s New Line Hits Shelves Nationwide in 2016 SALEM, Ore., Dec. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kettle Brand, beloved for its extra crunchy and boldly flavored kettle-cooked potato chips, is expanding its expertise this January to a new crop of root vegetables – sweet potatoes, beets and parsnips. The new line – Kettle Brand Uprooted – features real sliced vegetables, lightly seasoned with oil and sea salt. Kettle Brand Uprooted will be available in two varieties:  Sweet Pot... 
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12/09/15Diamond Foods Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2016 Financial Results
Reiterates Fiscal 2016 Guidance On Track to Complete Proposed Merger With Snyder's-Lance SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) ("Diamond" or the "Company") today reported financial results for its fiscal 2016 first quarter ended October 31, 2015. First Quarter Fiscal 2016 Highlights Net sales were $224.8 million, down $21.8 million, or 8.8%, reflecting: $13.0 million from exiting high-volume, low-margin SKUs in the Nut... 
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11/03/15Diamond of California(R) Full Line of Walnuts Now Non-GMO Project Verified
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Already recognized for its rich heritage of producing high quality culinary nuts, Diamond of California® has obtained Non-GMO Project Verification for its full line of walnut products. The brand's walnut products that are now Non-GMO Project Verified include in-shell and shelled walnut varieties; shelled walnut products include the following chop types: whole, halved, chopped, finely diced and chips. "For more than one hundred years, Diamond of... 
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10/28/15Snyder's-Lance, Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Diamond Foods, Inc.
Brings Together Two Highly Complementary Companies, with Iconic Snacking Brands Expected to be Accretive to Snyder’s-Lance 2016 Annualized Earnings per Share Estimated Annual Synergies of $75 Million Will Host Conference Call at 10:00am Eastern Time to Discuss Transaction CHARLOTTE, N.C., and SAN FRANCISCO, C.A., October 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (NASDAQ: LNCE) ("Snyder's-Lance" or “Company”) and Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DM... 
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09/29/15Diamond Foods Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results
Provides Fiscal Year 2016 Outlook SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) ("Diamond" or the "Company") today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended July 31, 2015. Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2015 Highlights Net sales were $201.8 million, down $17.3 million or 7.9% Reflects the exit of $15.2 million of high-volume, low-margin SKUs in the Nuts segment and $3.9 million of adverse FX in the Snacks se... 
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09/15/15Pop Secret Popcorn and Disney Parks and Resorts Team Up for Multi-Year Alliance
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) ("Diamond") announced today that it has entered into a long-term strategic alliance agreement with Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort tied to its Pop Secret brand premium popcorn. Pop Secret popcorn is now the official popcorn of Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California. Diamond Foods also plans to advertise on Disney-owned channels like ABC Family and the Disney Chann... 
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09/15/15Diamond Foods Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Fiscal Year 2015 Earnings Conference Call
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended July 31, 2015 on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call with members of the executive management team to discuss these results with additional comments and details. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Septemb... 
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07/15/15Diamond Foods Unveils New State-of-the-Art Innovation Center to Drive Product Development for Family of Brands
SAN FRANCISCO, July 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Strengthening its commitment to product innovation and market leadership, Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) ("Diamond") has officially opened the doors to its new 7,000+ square foot innovation center in Salem, Oregon. Adjacent to the Kettle Brand® potato chip facility, the innovation center will drive new product offerings for Diamond's entire family of brands, including Kettle Brand®, Pop Secret®, Emerald® Nuts and century-old Diamond of Californ... 
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06/16/15Diamond Foods to Present at the Oppenheimer 15th Annual Consumer Conference
SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond" or the "Company") today announced that Ray Silcock, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Oppenheimer 15th Annual Consumer Conference on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. ET in Boston, MA. The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet hosted at the "Investor Relations" section of the Company's website at http://www.diamondfoods.com and will be arch... 
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06/04/15Diamond Foods Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results
Updates Fiscal Year 2015 Outlook SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond" or the "Company") today reported financial results for its fiscal 2015 third quarter and nine months ended April 30, 2015. Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 Highlights Net sales were $186.1 million, down 2.5% Snacks segment net sales were $113.9 million, down 0.3% Nuts segment net sales were $72.2 million, down 5.8% Gross margin was 28.5%, compared ... 
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05/21/15Diamond Foods Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Earnings Conference Call
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that it will release financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2015 on Thursday, June 4, 2015 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call with members of the executive management team to discuss these results with additional comments and details. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, June 4, 2015. To participat... 
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03/05/15Diamond Foods Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results
Updates Fiscal Year 2015 Outlook SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond" or the "Company") today reported financial results for its fiscal 2015 second quarter and six months ended January 31, 2015. Second Quarter Fiscal 2015 Highlights Net sales were $229.7 million, up 4.1% Snacks segment net sales were $120.4 million, up 3.2% Nuts segment net sales were $109.2 million, up 5.2% Gross margin was 26.6%, compared t... 
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02/19/15Diamond Foods Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Earnings Conference Call
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter ended January 31, 2015 on Thursday, March 5, 2015 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call with members of the executive management team to discuss these results with additional comments and details. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, March 5, 2015. To participate... 
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02/04/15Diamond Foods Announces Acquisition of a Majority Interest in Yellow Chips
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that it has acquired a 51% stake of Yellow Chips, a manufacturer of high quality vegetable and organic potato chips based in the Netherlands. Yellow Chips markets its products under private labels and as its own premium brand, Go Pure®, in Europe. Yellow Chips currently produces Kettle Brand® Vegetable Chips for Diamond. Following the acquisition, Yellow Chips' existing management te... 
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12/08/14Diamond Foods Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results
Reiterates Fiscal Year 2015 Outlook SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond" or the "Company") today reported financial results for its fiscal 2015 first quarter ended October 31, 2014. First Quarter Fiscal 2015 Highlights Net sales were $246.6 million, up 5.1% Snacks segment net sales were $116.6 million, up 3.6% Nuts segment net sales were $130.0 million, up 6.5% Gross margin was 24.1%, compared to 24.7% G... 
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11/24/14Diamond Foods Announces First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Earnings Conference Call
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended October 31, 2014 on Monday, December 8, 2014 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call with members of the executive management team to discuss these results with additional comments and details. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET on Monday, December 8, 2014. To participat... 
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10/14/14Diamond Foods Inc. Appoints Isobel Jones as Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Jones Brings Over 20 Years of Experience, Including Serving as General Counsel in the Food Industry SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced the appointment of Isobel Jones to the position of Executive Vice President and General Counsel, effective October 14, 2014. "With extensive experience in compliance, governance, M&A, SEC reporting and a background in the food industry, we are pleased to have Isobel Jones join th... 
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10/06/14Diamond Foods Builds Dedicated Innovation Center in Oregon to Support Product Development for Family of Snack and Nut Brands
New Center Builds on Talent and Facilities of Kettle Brand(R) SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond"), the company behind such household brands as Kettle Brand®, Pop Secret®, Emerald® Nuts and century-old Diamond of California®, is gearing up for a pipeline of new products with a new innovation center and expanding team of experienced tastemakers. Groundbreaking begins this week on the product development and testing center, located adja... 
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09/25/14Diamond Foods Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Results and Announces Fiscal Year 2015 Outlook
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today reported financial results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter and year ended July 31, 2014. Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2014 Highlights Net sales were $219.1 million, up 9.6% year-over-year Snacks segment sales increased 11.1% to $130.1 million and Nuts segment sales increased 7.5% to $88.9 million Gross margin was 22.5% compared to 26.6% GAAP loss per share was $(0.06); ... 
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09/15/14Diamond Foods Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Fiscal Year 2014 Earnings Conference Call
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended July 31, 2014 on Thursday, September 25, 2014 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call with members of the executive management team to discuss these results with additional comments and details. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, Septe... 
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07/21/14Diamond Foods Appoints Dr. Celeste A. Clark to Board of Directors
Consumer Packaged Foods Industry Veteran to Join Board SAN FRANCISCO, July 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced it has appointed Dr. Celeste A. Clark, a retired senior executive with Kellogg Company (NYSE:K), to its Board of Directors. Dr. Clark will also serve on the Board's Nominating and Governance Committee. "Celeste brings to the Diamond Board of Directors nearly 35 years of experience in the food industry in the areas of nutrition, innovation ... 
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06/05/14Diamond Foods Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Financial Results
SAN FRANCISCO, June 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today reported financial results for its fiscal 2014 third quarter and nine months ended April 30, 2014. Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Highlights Net sales were $190.9 million, up 3.2% year-over-year Snacks segment sales increased 9.6% to $114.3 million and Nuts segment sales decreased 5.0% to $76.6 million Gross margin was 23.6% compared to 23.4% GAAP loss per share was $3.63 primarily attributable ... 
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05/21/14Diamond Foods Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Earnings Conference Call
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that it will release financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2014 on Thursday, June 5, 2014 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call with members of the executive management team to discuss these results with additional comments and details. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, June 5, 2014. To participate o... 
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03/11/14Diamond Foods Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Results
SAN FRANCISCO, March 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today reported financial results for its fiscal 2014 second quarter and six months ended January 31, 2014. Second Quarter Fiscal 2014 Highlights Net sales were approximately flat year-over-year at $220.6 million Snacks sales increased 10.8% to $116.8 million and Nuts sales decreased 10.1% to $103.8 million Gross margin was 25.4% compared to 22.9% Net loss was $15.1 millio... 
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02/25/14Diamond Foods Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Earnings Conference Call
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that it will release financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended January 31, 2014 on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call with members of the executive management team to discuss these results with additional comments and details. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. To part... 
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02/19/14Diamond Foods Completes Refinancing of Debt Capital Structure
New Facility to Lower Cost of Debt and Provide Greater Financial Flexibility Long-Term SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) (the "Company" or "Diamond") today completed the refinancing of its debt capital structure, as previously announced. "We are pleased with our new debt structure," said Raymond Silcock, Diamond's Chief Financial Officer. "In addition to substantially reducing interest expense, it will also provide us financial flexibility for t... 
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02/13/14Diamond Foods Announces Pricing of $230 Million Senior Note Offering
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today that it priced its previously announced Rule 144A offering of senior unsecured notes, entering into an agreement to sell $230 million aggregate principal amount of 7.000% Senior Notes due 2019. The notes will mature on March 15, 2019, and interest on the new notes will accrue and be payable semi-annually on each March 15 and September 15, commencing September 15, 2014. The sale of the notes is exp... 
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01/28/14Diamond Foods Announces Proposed Refinancing
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") announced today that it intends to refinance its debt capital structure. The Company seeks to refinance existing indebtedness outstanding under its senior secured credit facility maturing February 25, 2015 by establishing a new $125 million asset-backed revolving credit facility and a $415 million first lien term loan. The new senior secured credit facility would mature in 2018. Diamond will also seek... 
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01/15/14Diamond Foods Announces Results of Annual Meeting
Stockholders Approve All Proposals Recommended by Board of Directors SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced the results of voting at its annual meeting of stockholders. At the meeting, stockholders approved all the proposals recommended by the Company's Board of Directors in its proxy statement dated November 27, 2013, including: The election of Ed Blechschmidt, Dean Hollis and Robert Zollars as Class III directors to se... 
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12/05/13Diamond Foods Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Results
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today reported financial results for its fiscal 2014 first quarter ended October 31, 2013. First Quarter Fiscal 2014 Highlights Net sales decreased 9.2% to $234.7 million Snacks sales increased 1.2% to $112.6 million and Nuts sales decreased 17.1% to $122.1 million Gross margin was 24.7% compared to 22.7% Net loss was $42.2 million and non-GAAP net income was $5.0 million Adjusted EBITDA decreas... 
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11/14/13Diamond Foods Announces First Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Earnings Conference Call
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended October 31, 2013 of fiscal year 2014 on Thursday, December 5, 2013 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call with members of the executive management team to discuss these results with additional comments and details. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 5... 
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09/30/13Diamond Foods Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today reported financial results for its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter and year ended July 31, 2013. Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2013 Highlights Net sales decreased 10.8% to $199.8 million Snacks sales increased 3.3% to $117.1 million and Nuts sales decreased 25.2% to $82.7 million Gross margin was 26.6% compared to 18.9% Net loss was $147.1 million and non-GAAP net income was $2.... 
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09/05/13Diamond Foods Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Fiscal Year 2013 Earnings Conference Call
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended July 31, 2013 on Monday, September 30, 2013 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call with members of the executive management team to discuss these results with additional comments and details. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET on Monday, September ... 
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08/21/13Diamond Foods Announces Proposed Agreement to Settle Private Securities Class Action
Company Provides Unaudited Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2013 Expectations for Net Sales, Gross Margin and Adjusted EBITDA SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that it has reached a proposed agreement, subject to Court approval, to settle the private securities class action pending against the Company and two of its former officers. Under the terms of the proposed settlement, Diamond would pay a total o... 
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06/10/13Diamond Foods Appoints Raymond P. Silcock Chief Financial Officer
Click here for PDF version of this release Silcock Brings Over Twelve Years of Experience Serving as CFO of Food and Beverage Industry Companies SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced the appointment of Raymond P. Silcock as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective June 11, 2013. Mr. Silcock replaces Michael Murphy, who has served as Interim Chief Financial Officer since February 8, 2012. "We are pl... 
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06/10/13Diamond Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Results
Click here for PDF version of this release Consolidated net sales were $184.9 million, down from $207.7 million. Snacks segment net sales grew 1.6 percent. Nuts segment net sales declined 23.2 percent. Gross profit was $43.4 million, up from $34.2 million. Gross margin was 23.4 percent, up from 16.5 percent. GAAP net loss was $15.6 million, compared to a GAAP net loss of $44.0 million. Adjusted EBITDA was $23.2 million, up from $11.2 million. Restates GAAP diluted EPS for Q2 and YTD Q2... 
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06/10/13Diamond Foods Third Quarter 2013 Investor Conference Call to Commence at 2:45 p.m. PT Today
SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that the time of its conference call and webcast to discuss its financial results for the third quarter ended April 30, 2013 of fiscal year 2013 has been temporarily delayed and will now begin at approximately 2:45 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time today. To participate in the call via telephone dial (888) 765-5568 from the U.S./Canada or (913) 981-5530 elsewhere and enter the participant pass code of 20... 
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06/03/13Pop Secret’s “Perfect Pop” App from PopSecretLabs.com Brings Mobile Tech to Popcorn
SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2013 – Pop Secret, a brand from Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND), announced today the launch of its Perfect Pop app, which is meant to help consumers pop the perfect bag of microwave popcorn, without it burning. Perfect Pop is available for free download to any iPhone devices on Apple’s App Store or at PopSecretLabs.com. You can also watch a video of how it works on YouTube. “Perfect Pop applies some of the most cutting-edge technology in the microwa... 
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05/02/13Diamond Foods to Report Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results on June 10
SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it will release financial results for the third quarter ended April 30, 2013 of fiscal year 2013 on June 10, 2013, after the markets close. Following the release, the Company will host a conference call and webcast for investors beginning at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time to discuss financial results and current corporate developments. To participate in the call via telephone dial (888) 765-55... 
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04/02/13Diamond Foods Announces Its Stockton Operation Receives Green Award
The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce Gives Diamond Foods Its 2013 Green Sustainable Business Certification SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today that its Stockton operation received the Green Sustainable Business Award and Certification for leadership in recycling, energy, air and water conservation and recognizing its commitment to environmental stewardship as well as reducing the cost of doing business in Stockton and San Joaqui... 
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03/21/13Diamond Foods Sponsors 2013 Emerald Across the Bay 12K, the Oldest Race Over the Golden Gate Bridge
Race Proceeds Will Benefit Edgewood Center for Children & Families SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today it has once again sponsored a successful Emerald Across the Bay 12K, the oldest race over the Golden Gate Bridge. Celebrating its 30th year running, this year's race took place on St. Patrick's Day, the date that marks the race's origin. With beautiful weather and over 4000 participants (runners, volunteers, spectators) the 12-kil... 
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03/11/13Diamond Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Results
Consolidated net sales were $220.8 million, down from $262.4 million Snacks segment net sales grew 7.2 percent and Nuts segment net sales declined 29.6 percent Gross profit was $50.6 million, up from $41.9 million Gross margin was 22.9 percent, up from 16.0 percent GAAP net income was $10.1 million, compared to a GAAP net loss of $20.2 million Adjusted EBITDA was $22.9 million, up from $16.6 million (All comparisons above are to the second quarter of ... 
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02/19/13Diamond Foods Announces Date of Conference Call to Review Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter ended January 31, 2013 of fiscal year 2013 on March 11, 2013 after market close. Following the release, the Company will host a conference call and webcast for investors beginning at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time to discuss the results of the second quarter fiscal 2013 and current corporate developments. To participate in the call ... 
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01/14/13Diamond Foods Announces Results of Annual Meeting
Stockholders Approve All Proposals Recommended by Board of Directors SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced the results of voting at its annual meeting of stockholders, which was held today. At the meeting, stockholders approved all the proposals recommended by the Company's Board of Directors in its proxy statement dated December 10, 2012, including: The election of Alison Davis, Brian J. Driscoll and Nigel A. Rees as Class I ... 
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01/10/13Diamond Foods Welcomes 2013 by Hosting Successful and Healthy Emerald(R) Nuts Midnight Run in New York City
The Emerald Nuts Event Attracts a Large Crowd of Runners and Spectators in Central Park on New Year's Eve SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today that the Emerald Nuts' Midnight Run in New York City's Central Park was successful in building brand awareness among consumers who embrace healthy, active lifestyles. The four-mile run organized by New York Road Runners is held at midnight each New Year's Eve in New York City and features a la... 
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12/17/12Diamond Reports Financial Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2013
Net sales in the fiscal 2013 first quarter were $258.5 million, a decrease of 10.1% from the prior year. Gross margin was 22.7 percent in the fiscal 2013 first quarter, compared to 21.3 percent in the first quarter of fiscal 2012. GAAP net loss in the fiscal 2013 first quarter was $10.7 million, compared to net income of $10.8 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2012. Adjusted EBITDA in the first quarter fiscal 2013 was $31.0 million, compared to $29.8 million in the ... 
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12/13/12Diamond Foods Announces Date of Conference Call to Review Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2012 and the First Quarter of Fiscal 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended October 31, 2012 of fiscal year 2013 on December 17, 2012 after market close. Following the release, the Company will host a conference call and webcast for investors beginning at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time to discuss the results of the first quarter of fiscal 2013 and the fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2012. To partic... 
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12/07/12Diamond Foods Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2012 Financial Results
Net sales in the fourth quarter was $223.9 million and $981.4 million for the fiscal year Gross margin in the fourth quarter was 18.9 percent and 18.3 percent for the fiscal year GAAP net loss in the fourth quarter was $32.9 million and $86.3 million for the fiscal year Adjusted EBITDA in the fourth quarter was $21.8 million and $79.4 million for the fiscal year SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today repo... 
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12/03/12Diamond Foods Names New Executive Vice President of Global Operations and Supply Chain
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced that effective today, David J. Colo has been appointed to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Global Operations and Supply Chain. Mr. Colo brings more than twenty-five years of operations and supply chain experience to Diamond Foods. He spent seven years with ConAgra Foods in a variety of senior roles including manufacturing, operations a... 
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11/14/12Diamond Foods Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced the appointment of William L. "Bill" Tos, Jr. to its Board of Directors. In addition, John J. "Jack" Gilbert and Richard G. Wolford have decided to step down from the Board, effective immediately. In conjunction with these changes, Diamond has reduced the size of its Board of Directors from 12 to 11 members.  Mr. Tos joins the Company's Board as a long-time Diamond walnut grower and former memb... 
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11/14/12Diamond Foods Reports Financial Results for First Three Quarters of Fiscal 2012
Completes Fiscal 2010 and 2011 Restatement SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today reported financial results for the first three quarters of its fiscal 2012 and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") its restated consolidated financial statements for the fiscal years 2010 and 2011, and interim periods ended January 31, 2010, April 30, 2010, July 31, 2010, October 31, 2010, January 31, 2011, April 30, 2011 and July ... 
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11/12/12Diamond Foods Announces Date of Conference Call to Review Restatement and Financial Results for the First Three Quarters of Fiscal 2012
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it will release restated financial results for the fiscal years ended July 31, 2011 and July 31, 2010 and the financial results for the first three quarters of fiscal 2012 on November 14, 2012 after market close. Following the release, the Company will host a conference call and webcast for investors beginning at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time to... 
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11/01/12Emerald(R) Brand Sponsors Final Five Miles of the 2012 ING New York City Marathon
Click here for PDF version of this release Diamond Foods and Its Emerald Brand Wish the City of New York Well in Its Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 1, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today that its Emerald® brand will, once again, sponsor the final five miles of the 2012 ING New York City Marathon to reach thousands of runners and millions of spectators with Emerald's natural energy message. Diamond Foods has shipped extra product to ... 
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10/25/12Diamond Foods Announces Update on Restatement
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today that its previously disclosed restatement of the Company's financial statements for fiscal years 2010 and 2011, all interim periods in fiscal 2011 and the fourth quarter of 2010, will also now include the second and third quarters of fiscal 2010. The Company intends to restate the second and third quarters of fiscal 2010 to adjust walnut cost estimat... 
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10/17/12Diamond Foods Announces Its Kettle Brand(R) Wins 2012 EPA Green Power Leadership Award
Click here for PDF version of this release Kettle Brand(R) Recognized for Its Achievement in Advancing the National Renewable Electricity Market and Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today its Kettle Brand® was one of 24 recipients honored by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its 12th annual Green Power Leadership Awards. The Green Power Leadership Award recognizes achievemen... 
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10/16/12How Kettle Chips Creates New Flavors
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10/15/12Kettle Brand® Bakes Break Out Bold New Flavors
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10/05/12Diamond Foods Confirms Receipt of NASDAQ Determination Letter
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that on October 3, 2012, as expected, it received a determination letter from the Nasdaq Stock Market Listing Qualifications Staff. The letter stated that Diamond's failure to file its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended July 31, 2012 serves as an additional basis for the potential delisting of its shares as the Company works to beco... 
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09/26/12Food Informants: A Week In The Life Of Carolyn Ottenheimer, Kettle Brand Chip's Chief Flavor Architect
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09/10/12NASDAQ Panel Extends Listing of Diamond Foods Common Stock
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that it received notice from The Nasdaq Stock Market ("Nasdaq") stating that the Nasdaq Hearings Panel granted Diamond an extension to comply with Nasdaq rules requiring Diamond to file periodic reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and to hold its annual meeting of stockholders. The Nasdaq Hearings Panel is requiring Di... 
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07/31/12Potato Passion, Kettle Brand…Doing good and doing well in the Willamette Valley
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07/17/12Diamond Foods Wishes Its Kettle Brand®, Happy Birthday!
SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today that it wishes its Kettle Brand® Potato Chips a happy 30th birthday -- a milestone for any brand. "Diamond Foods is a 100 year old food company, and we recognize that a 30th birthday is something very special," said Craig Tokusato, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Diamond Foods. A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=13675 Diamond'... 
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07/11/12Bold, Spicy Flavors Dominate Kettle Brand® Limited Batch 30th Birthday Collection
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06/14/12Diamond Foods Confirms Receipt of NASDAQ Determination Letter
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that, as expected, on June 12, 2012, it received a determination letter from the Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Department advising that the Company remains noncompliant with the filing requirements for continued listing under Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 5250(c)(1) after not filing its delayed quarterly reports for the periods ended October 31, 20... 
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06/11/12Diamond Foods Provides Update on Nasdaq Deadline
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06/01/12Kettle Chips Head Chef Chris Barnard: I travel the world to source flavours
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05/24/12Diamond Foods Snack Brands Win Top Honors in Self Magazine's 2012 Healthy Food Awards
Click here for PDF version of this release Kettle Brand Baked Sea Salt Chips Made From Real Potatoes and Pop Secret 94% Fat Free Butter Win Two Awards in Snack Category in Annual Contest SAN FRANCISCO, May 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today it was recognized with two Healthy Food Awards from Self Magazine for its Kettle Brand Baked Sea Salt potato chips made from real potatoes and its Pop Secret 94% Fat Free Butter microwave popcorn. Diamond Foods... 
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05/23/12Diamond Foods Secures $225 Million Investment From Oaktree Capital Management
SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond"), an innovative, branded packaged food company, and Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (NYSE:OAK) ("Oaktree"), a leading global investment management firm, today announced that Diamond and Oaktree have entered into definitive agreements to recapitalize Diamond's balance sheet with an investment by Oaktree of $225 million in Diamond. Concurrent with the closing of this investment, Diamond wi... 
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05/17/12Diamond Foods Completes Mission Critical TPM Journey
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05/07/12Diamond Foods Appoints Brian J. Driscoll President and Chief Executive Officer
Click here for PDF version of this release New CEO Brings Extensive Operations Leadership in Food, Beverage and Consumer Packaged Goods Industries SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced the appointment of food and beverage industry veteran Brian J. Driscoll as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective May 8, 2012. Mr. Driscoll, who will join the Diamond Board of Directors, replaces Rick G. Wolford, a Director... 
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03/21/12Diamond Foods Reaches Forbearance Agreement With Lenders
Click here for PDF version of this release Enables Company to Move Forward and Address Key Objectives SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced the Company has reached an agreement with its lenders to amend its credit agreement. Under the amended agreement ("amendment"), Diamond, working with its current bank group, will have continued access to its existing revolving credit facility through June 18, 2012 subject to Diamond... 
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03/19/12Diamond Foods Receives Nasdaq Notice of Late Filing of Form 10-Q
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that it received a notice on March 15, 2012 from the Nasdaq Stock Market ("Nasdaq") regarding noncompliance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5250(c)(1) as a result of not timely filing its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended January 31, 2012. This press release is being issued in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5810(b). ... 
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03/14/12Diamond Foods Sponsors 2012 Emerald Across the Bay 12K, the Oldest Race Over the Golden Gate Bridge
Race Proceeds Will Benefit Edgewood Center for Children & Families SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today it is once again sponsoring the Emerald Across the Bay 12K, the oldest race over the Golden Gate Bridge. Race proceeds will support San Francisco's oldest charity, Edgewood Center for Children & Families. For over 160 years, Edgewood Center for Children and Families (Edgewood) has been a leading non-profit organization tha... 
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03/13/12Diamond Foods Provides Business and Brand Performance Updates
SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today provided business and brand updates to give its stakeholders greater visibility into the progress of its accounting restatement, actions being taken to strengthen Diamond's balance sheet and factors influencing Diamond's performance, including walnut pricing. "Since February 8, 2012, Diamond's team has taken a number of actions to address the issues facing the Company and to better position Dia... 
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03/08/12Diamond Foods Announces the Appointments of Two New Members to its Board of Directors
SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced it has appointed Nigel Rees, a senior financial executive with McKesson Corporation, and Alison Davis, an accomplished corporate executive with decades of global financial and operating expertise, to its Board of Directors. Both executives will be joining the Board's Audit Committee. In addition, Michael J. Mendes and Steven M. Neil resigned from Diamond's Board of Directors effective March 7, 2012... 
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03/07/12Kettle Brand® Brings Flavor Favorites Out of Retirement for 30th Birthday Celebration
- Limited Edition Collection Debuts at Expo West in Custom Packaging - SALEM, Ore., March 7, 2012 - It wasn’t easy, but after considering more than 40 flavors produced during a span of three decades, Kettle Brand has chosen four of its favorites to bring back for a limited time in celebration of its 30th birthday. The return of Red Chili, Jalapeño Jack, Salsa with Mesquite and Cheddar Beer will be a dream come true for die-hard Kettle Brand lovers, and delicious finds for both those who discov... 
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03/06/12Diamond Foods Announces National Promotion Celebrating College Basketball and Its Fans
Emerald(R) Nuts' "Underdog Bracket" Game Engages College Basketball Fans With a Way to Win $10,000 During Tournament Season SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today it is bringing back the "Underdog Bracket" Game as a way for college basketball fans to enjoy the Emerald Nuts snack brand and the tournament season. Fans have the opportunity to win $10,000 along with one of hundreds of daily instant-win prizes. The link between the exci... 
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02/15/12Diamond Foods Issues Statement Regarding Termination of Pringles Transaction
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) ("Diamond") today announced that The Procter & Gamble Company ("P&G") and Diamond have mutually agreed to terminate Diamond's proposed acquisition of the Pringles business and have released each other from all liabilities related to the proposed acquisition. No "break-up" or other fees will be paid in connection with this termination. "Diamond has enjoyed a positive an... 
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02/08/12Diamond Foods Announces Audit Committee Investigation Findings
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that the Audit Committee of its Board of Directors has substantially completed its investigation of the Company's accounting for certain crop payments to walnut growers. The Audit Committee has concluded that the Company's financial statements for the fiscal years 2010 and 2011 will need to be restated. Over the course of the last three months, t... 
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01/17/12Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 17, 2012) - Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on February 2, 2012, to stockholders of record as of January 24, 2012. About Diamond Diamond Foods is an innovative packaged food company focused on building, acquiring and energizing brands including Kettle® Chips, Emerald® snack nuts, Pop Secret® pop... 
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01/06/12Diamond Foods Rings in 2012 With Successful Emerald(R) Nuts Midnight Run in New York City
Click here for PDF version of this release New Year's Eve Event Attracts Record Number of Runners and Spectators in Central Park SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today that the Emerald Nuts Midnight Run in New York City's Central Park reached new levels of success in building brand awareness among consumers who embrace healthy, active lifestyles. The four-mile run, held at midnight each New Year's Eve in New York City, featured a larg... 
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12/12/11Diamond Foods Provides Audit Committee Investigation Update
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today provided an update on its ongoing Audit Committee investigation into accounting for certain crop payments to walnut growers. The Audit Committee currently anticipates being able to conclude its investigation by the middle of February, 2012. As a result of the ongoing investigation, Diamond will not file its Form 10-Q for its fiscal first quarter prior to the December 12, 2011 filing deadline. Diamond wil... 
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11/28/11Diamond Foods Releases Recent Market Share Data
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 28, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today released the U.S. Nielsen retail scanner performance data across all of its brands for the most recent twelve-week period. Emerald snack nuts grew 25 percent while the category was up two percent during the twelve-week period, gaining 220 basis points of market share. 1 Pop Secret grew three percent while the category was down one percent during th... 
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11/17/11In Remembrance Joseph P. Silveira
Click here for PDF version of this release We are deeply saddened by the passing of Joseph P. Silveira, a long-standing member of our Board of Directors.  Joe’s distinguished history with Diamond Foods traces back to his service on the Board of our predecessor company.  His many contributions to Diamond Foods and the California grower community, in which he was deeply involved, will be remembered by all who knew him.  On behalf of Diamond Foods and the Board of Directors, I woul... 
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11/01/11Diamond Foods Provides Update on Pringles Transaction
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 1, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its previously announced acquisition of the Pringles snack business from The Procter & Gamble Company ("P&G") is now expected to close in the first half of calendar 2012. Diamond and P&G had previously expected the closing to occur in December of 2011. Diamond and P&G have revised the expected closing date of the a... 
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10/27/11Diamond Foods Shareholders Approve Issuance of Shares in Connection With Pringles Transaction
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 27, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its shareholders approved a proposal to issue Diamond Foods common shares in connection with the merger of the Pringles business into Diamond. At the special meeting of shareholders held today, Diamond shareholders also approved all other proposals recommended by the Board of Directors. Closing of the transaction remains subject to customary closing conditions and completion of th... 
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10/24/11Diamond Foods Extends Successful Convenient Breakfast Introduction With New Item Launches
New Emerald(R) Breakfast On The Go! (TM) Products Launch Into $2.2 Billion Category SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that the latest innovation in the convenient breakfast aisle, Emerald(R) Breakfast on the go!(TM), will expand with a new Oatmeal Nut Blend sub-line, with the first shipment slated for January 2012. This launch focuses on the consumer oatmeal trend and is designed to bring it into the $2.2 Billion Conveni... 
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10/17/11Kettle Brand National Campaign Focuses on "Sharing the Love" for the Brand
Pioneering Batch-Cooked Chip Brand Launches First Ever National Television Advertising Campaign SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 17, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) recently launched a new marketing campaign to expand national awareness for Kettle Brand, a pioneer in the batch-cooked, all natural potato chip category. The campaign marks the first national television campaign in the history of the nearly 30 year old Kettle Brand. "For almost 30 years, Kettle Brand gr... 
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10/12/11Diamond Foods to Launch Kettle Brand National TV Campaign
Kettle Brand Commercials to Air During Major Sporting Events SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 12, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that the first ever television campaign for the Kettle Brand will launch on Sunday, October 16th during Sunday Night Football and will also air during the opening game of the World Series on Wednesday, October 19th. This campaign is the latest in a long history of investment in brand building by the company across its port... 
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10/10/11Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on November 2, 2011, to stockholders of record as of October 24, 2011. About Diamond Diamond Foods is an innovative packaged food company focused on building, acquiring and energizing brands including Kettle(R) Chips, Emerald(R) snack nuts, Pop Secret(R) popcorn, and Diamond... 
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10/06/11Diamond Foods Wins Oracle 2011 Consumer Goods Industry Excellence Award for Innovation
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 6, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND), announced today that it has been selected as the recipient of Oracle's 2011 Consumer Goods Industry Excellence Award for Innovation in the award category of Business Management and Control. Diamond was recognized by Oracle for best practices in its innovative approach to integrating multiple ERP systems into a single global ERP instance. Diamond's focus on integrating separate systems in its Kettle bu... 
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10/03/11Media Statement -- Diamond Foods, Inc. Reaffirms Fiscal 2012 Guidance
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) made a pre-harvest momentum payment to walnut growers in early September, prior to the delivery of the fall walnut crop to reflect the fiscal 2012 projected market environment. The payment is accounted for in fiscal 2012 cost of goods sold and is reflected in the guidance provided by the company on September 15, 2011. Diamond reaffirms the guidance ... 
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09/15/11Diamond Reports Record 2011 Results and Raises Guidance for Fiscal 2012
Click here for PDF version of this release -- Snack sales grew 16 percent in the fourth quarter and 72 percent for the fiscal year; -- Non-GAAP Earnings Per Share (EPS) increased 37 percent for the fiscal year; -- Raising sales and EPS guidance for fiscal 2012. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today reported record financial results for its fiscal 2011 fourth quarter and full year. For the three months ended July 31, 2011, the first full... 
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08/03/11Diamond Foods Receives Final Anti-Trust Clearance on Pringles Acquisition
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 3, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has granted its approval to Diamond Foods, Inc. for its pending acquisition of the Pringles business from The Procter & Gamble Company. Earlier this summer Diamond received clearances from U.S., U.K.and German authorities. With today's announcement, Diamond has received all antitrust clearances req... 
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07/27/11Diamond Foods Receives Clearance on Pringles Acquisition From U.K. Office of Fair Trading
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Jul 27, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it has received clearance from the United Kingdom's Office of Fair Trading (OFT) on its pending acquisition of the Pringles business from The Procter & Gamble Company. The clearance by the OFT follows Diamond's June announcement that the waiting period for U.S. antitrust review under the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improv... 
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07/21/11Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Jul 21, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on August 8, 2011, to common stockholders of record as of August 1, 2011. About Diamond Diamond Foods is an innovative packaged food company focused on building, acquiring and energizing brands including Kettle(R) Chips, Emerald(... 
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07/20/11Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2011 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Jul 20, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it will release financial results for its fiscal 2011 fourth quarter and full year on Thursday, September 15, 2011 after the market close. Following the release, the Company will host a conference call and webcast for investors beginning at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the results and current corporate developments. To participa... 
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07/14/11Kettle Brand® Launches All Natural Reduced Fat Potato Chip Line
Click here for PDF version of this release SALEM, Ore. – July 13, 2011 – Kettle Brand, a pioneer in the batch-cooked, all natural potato chip category, is bringing its most popular flavors to a new reduced fat potato chip that delivers signature bold flavor and hearty crunch, with 40 percent less fat. Surprisingly indulgent at only 130 calories per serving, the new line extends the brand’s unwavering commitment to innovation and natural ingredients to one of the fastest growing snack categorie... 
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06/21/11Diamond Foods Announces Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Waiting Period for Acquisition of Pringles
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Jun 21, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that the waiting period for U.S. antitrust review under the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 for Diamond Foods' pending acquisition of the Pringles business from The Procter & Gamble Company expired on June 20, 2011. The pending acquisition remains subject to regulatory approval by competition authorities in various juris... 
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06/02/11Diamond Foods Raises Guidance After Strong Third Quarter
Click here for PDF version of this release -- Net sales increased 61%, non-GAAP earnings grew 91%; -- Snack sales up 72%, reflecting double-digit organic snack sales growth and the addition of Kettle; -- Raising full-year fiscal 2011 non-GAAP EPS guidance. SAN FRANCISCO, June 2, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today reported strong financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2011 and raised guidance for fiscal year 2011. For t... 
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05/02/11Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it will release financial results for its fiscal 2011 third quarter on Thursday, June 2, 2011 after the market close. Following the release, the Company will host a conference call and webcast for investors beginning at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the results and current corporate developments. To participate in the call via tele... 
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04/27/11Diamond Foods Appoints Richard G. Wolford to Board of Directors
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 27, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today the appointment of former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Del Monte Foods, Richard G. Wolford to its board of directors effective April 27, 2011. Mr. Wolford retired from Del Monte earlier this year after leading the company from a public to private ownership structure. "Rick brings to our Board a deep and diversified... 
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04/11/11Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 11, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on May 3, 2011, to common stockholders of record as of April 22, 2011. About Diamond Diamond Foods is an innovative packaged food company focused on building, acquiring and energizing brands including Kettle(R) Chips, E... 
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04/05/11Diamond Foods to Merge P&G's Pringles Business into the Company
Accretive combination makes Diamond the number two global player in savory snack category SAN FRANCISCO and CINCINNATI, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND - News) and The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG - News) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge the Pringles business ("Pringles") into Diamond Foods in a transaction valued at $2.35 billion.   (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090115/CLTH035LOGO-a ) "Pringle... 
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03/31/11Diamond Foods Breaks New Campaign Supporting Emerald(R) Breakfast on the go!(TM) Launch
Click here for PDF version of this release Innovative Nut & Granola Mixes a First in the Convenient Breakfast Aisle SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 31, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) is launching a new marketing campaign to support Diamond's newest innovation for the convenient breakfast consumer. The campaign for Emerald(R) Breakfast on the go!(TM) Nut & Granola Mix targets those individuals who want a wholesome breakfast they can eat on the go. ... 
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03/22/11It’s a Flavor Fiesta With Two Innovative Flavors of KETTLE BRAND® TIAS!™ Tortilla Chips
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03/09/11Diamond Foods Announces National Promotion Celebrating College Basketball
Click here for PDF version of this release Emerald(R) Nuts and Kettle Brand(R) Create New Ways to Engage College Basketball Fans With Two Ways to Win $10,000 During Tournament Season SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 9, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today that college basketball fans can enjoy Diamond Foods snack brands and the tournament season with two ways to win $10,000 from Emerald Nuts and Kettle Brand Potato Chips, along with daily instant-win cash... 
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03/08/11Diamond Reports Record Sales and Earnings and Increases Guidance
Click here for PDF version of this release -- Retail net sales grew 63 percent, fueled by the addition of Kettle and double-digit organic snack sales growth; -- Earnings more than doubled leading to non-GAAP EPS growth of 90%; -- Raising full-year non-GAAP EPS guidance to $2.45 to $2.51. SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc.(Nasdaq:DMND) today reported record sales growth and a more than doubling of earnings in its second quarter ... 
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03/02/11Emerald Brand Achieves Record Market Share During Critical Super Bowl Snacking Period
SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 2, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Emerald brand achieved record sales, and market share of 11.6 percent of the shelled snack nuts category in the U.S. grocery channel for the most recent four week period. For the first time, Diamond Foods developed and executed a Super Bowl promotion including all three of its snack brands called Snack Bowl 2011. The promotion was supported with national print, online and socia... 
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02/15/11Diamond Foods Launches Innovative Movie Award Season Promotion
Click here for PDF version of this release Interactive "Pop! Camera! Action!" Website Puts Movie Fans in Charge of Directing Pop Secret Kernel Characters SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 15, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced the launch of "Pop! Camera! Action!," an innovative, interactive consumer promotion for their Pop Secret(R) premium popcorn brand. The promotion capitalizes on the excitement of the movie awards season and provides fans thousands of o... 
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02/01/11Diamond Foods Expanding U.K. Kettle Chips Plant to Meet Increasing Demand
Click here for PDF version of this release To Support Strong Growth in Both Sharing and Single Serve Items, Expansion Will Add Significant Packaging Capacity to the Norwich, U.K. Facility SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 1, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced a $10 million expansion of its production facility in Norwich, U.K. to meet increasing demand. The Kettle(R) brand has experienced significant growth driven by the introduction of its new Kettle(R) Rid... 
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01/27/11Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal 2011 Second Quarter Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 27, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it will release financial results for its fiscal 2011 second quarter on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 after the market close. Following the release, the company will host a conference call and webcast for investors beginning at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the results and current corporate developments. To participate in the call v... 
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01/18/11Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 18, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on February 4, 2011, to common stockholders of record as of January 28, 2011. About Diamond Diamond Foods is a high-growth innovative packaged food company focused on building, acquiring and energizing brands including Kettle(R) ... 
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01/06/11Diamond Foods Launches Innovative Healthy and Active Lifestyle Website
Click here for PDF version of this release Company Continues to Create New Options for Consumers Looking for Great Tasting, Better-for-You Snacks SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 6, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced the launch of a website dedicated to providing information on living a healthy and active lifestyle, www.diamondsnackbetter.com. The site serves as a hub for information on the "better-for-you" snacks in the Diamond portfolio, facts about living a h... 
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01/05/11Diamond Foods' Kettle Brand® Offers New Ways to Snack on the Only Baked Chips Made From Real Sliced Potatoes
Click here for PDF version of this release - Popular “Better for You” Line Expands Its Single-Serve Offerings to Provide Consumers More Choice While Assisting Them with Their New Year’s Goals - SALEM, Ore. – Jan. 5, 2011 – Kettle Brand® helps consumers ring in a healthy New Year while experiencing all natural, full-flavored snacks with new Aged White Cheddar and Sea Salt & Vinegar Baked Potato Chip 100-calorie packs. Kettle Brand, part of the Diamond Foods® family of snack brands, offe... 
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12/28/10Kettle Brand® Makes a Bold Flavor Play With New Zesty Ranch Krinkle Cut™
Click here for PDF version of this release - Chipmaker Expands Premium Krinkle Cut™ Line With a New All Natural Potato Chip Flavor - Salem, Ore. – Dec. 28, 2010 – Kettle Brand spices up a game day snacking spread with its new Zesty Ranch Krinkle Cut potato chips. On February 6th, the high holiday of snacking, football fans will consume 1.1 million pounds of potato chips while cheering on the big game. Made with only all natural ingredients, Zesty Ranch scores a full-flavored win with game da... 
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12/13/10Diamond Foods Names Deutsch LA as U.S. Agency of Record
Click here for PDF version of this release Deutsch LA Will Handle Emerald, Pop Secret, Kettle U.S. and Diamond of California SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 13, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today that it has named Deutsch LA as its Agency of Record for its U.S. brands, effective immediately. Deutsch LA, a fully integrated marketing agency, will work on all Diamond Food brands including Kettle Brand(R) potato chips, Pop Secret(R) popcorn, Emerald(... 
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12/08/10Diamond Reports a 40% Increase in Sales and Raises Guidance
Click here for PDF version of this release -- Retail net sales grew 58%, led by a 130% increase in snack sales; -- Raising full-year sales guidance to $920 million to $945 million; -- Raising full-year EPS guidance to $2.43 to $2.49. SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today reported strong financial performance for its first quarter of fiscal 2011 and increased guidance for the full-year. For the three months ended Octobe... 
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12/07/10Diamond Foods Kettle Brand Chips Win UK Top Honors in Financial Times Taste Test
Click here for PDF version of this release Sea Salt & Balsamic Vinegar Chips Made From Real Potatoes Win Accolades in Financial Times Salt and Vinegar Taste Test; Kettle Ridge Crisps Salt & Malt Vinegar Takes Runner-Up SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 7, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Kettle Brand Sea Salt & Balsamic Vinegar Chips received top ranking in a recent London-based Financial Times taste test. The blind taste test featured 14 different gourmet salt and vinegar flavored chips a... 
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11/16/10Diamond of California(R) Partners With Nestle(R) and Glad(R) in New Holiday Baking Promotion
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 16, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today that its Diamond of California(R) culinary nut brand is teaming up with Nestle(R) Toll House(R) morsels, Nestle(R) Carnation(R) milks, and Glad(R) plastic wraps and food storage products for an exciting holiday promotion entitled "Simply Delicious Holiday." The partnership features simple, easy holiday recipes that are great for gif... 
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11/08/10Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 8, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it will release financial results for its fiscal 2011 first quarter which ended October 31, 2010 on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 after the market close. Following the release, the company will host a conference call and webcast for investors beginning at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the results and current corporate developments. ... 
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11/02/10Diamond Foods Congratulates World Champion San Francisco Giants
Click here for PDF version of this release Diamond Foods a Sponsor of the San Francisco Giants Celebration Parade on Wednesday, November 3rd SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 2, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today that it will continue its support of the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday as a sponsor of the World Series Championship celebration parade through the streets of San Francisco. Diamond has been a core sponsor of the Giants since 2002 and is proud... 
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11/02/10Diamond Foods Announces Kettle Brand Chips Plant Expansion in Beloit, Wisconsin
Click here for PDF version of this release To Meet Increasing Demand, Expansion Will Double the Size of the Beloit Facility and Add Over 100 Jobs SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 2, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced a $38 million planned expansion of its production facility in Beloit, Wisconsin to meet increased demand for its Kettle Brand potato chips. More than 100 new jobs will be created, and production capacity at the plant will be doubled. The exp... 
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11/02/10Emerald Nuts Sponsors Final Five Miles of the 2010 ING New York City Marathon
Click here for PDF version of this release Emerald Continues to Promote Healthier Snacks With Natural Energy for Active Lifestyles SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 2, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced today that its Emerald(R) snack nut brand will continue to sponsor the final five miles of the 2010 ING New York City Marathon to reach thousands of runners and millions of spectators with its natural energy message. Emerald supports "Better-For-You" product... 
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10/14/10Diamond Foods Airing New Pop Secret(R) Commercials
Click here for PDF version of this release   SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 14, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND), announced today that it will be airing two new television commercials commencing on October 18, the latest in its acclaimed Kernels campaign for the Pop Secret premium popcorn brand. The two new commercials, which are based on the movie When Harry Met Sally, continue the campaign featuring animated Pop Secret(R) kernel characters who are passionate m... 
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10/12/10Diamond Foods in Discussions With Governmental Entities to Expand Manufacturing Capacity for Its Kettle Brand Products
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 12, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it is in discussions with the State of Wisconsin, the City of Beloit and the Wisconsin Department of Commerce. Diamond Foods is evaluating many factors, including financial incentives, to help the company decide where to locate additional manufacturing capacity. The company will expand production to meet growing consumer demand in Midwest... 
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10/08/10Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.045
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 8, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on November 3, 2010, to common stockholders of record as of October 22, 2010. About Diamond Diamond Foods is a high-growth innovative packaged food company focused on building, acquiring and energizing brands including Kettle(R) C... 
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10/05/10Diamond Foods Reports 52% Earnings Growth for Fiscal 2010 and Raises Guidance for Fiscal 2011
Click here for PDF version of this release -- Retail net sales grew 81% for the quarter and 23% for the fiscal year; -- Snack sales grew 129% for the quarter and 70% for the fiscal year; -- Non-GAAP earnings grew 79% for the quarter and 52% for the fiscal year; -- Raising EPS guidance for fiscal 2011 to a range of $2.38 - $2.48. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 5, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today reported record financial results for its fourth quarter and full year... 
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10/01/10Kettle Brand® Kicks Off Football Snack Season with Eco-Tailgating Campaign
Click here for PDF version of this release Salem, Ore. – Oct. 1, 2010 – Rallying football fans to lighten their fan footprint, Kettle Brandall natural potato chips, part of the Diamond Foods family of snack brands, teams with green living expert, author and TV host, Sara Snow, to kick off football season with its national “Tailgate Au Naturale” marketing campaign. “Kettle Brand Potato Chips have been giving fans great taste…naturally as a game day favorite for nearly 30 years. We see an... 
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09/27/10Skip The Dip and Enjoy New Outrageously Natural Kettle Brand® Tias!™ Tortilla Chips
Click here for PDF version of this release SALEM, Ore. – Sept. 27, 2010 – Inspired by real, fresh ingredients, Kettle Brand® is launching a new line of outrageously natural snacks, full-flavored TIAS!™ Tortilla Chips. Made with organic corn, Kettle Brand® TIAS!™ Tortilla Chips feature a blend of all natural herbs and spices layered on a light, crispy chip for big flavor in every bite. TIAS!™ are made for chip-lovers who like to snack straight out of the bag – no dip required. The four new... 
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09/24/10Diamond Foods and the Pro Football Hall of Fame Announce January Snack Bowl Promotion
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, CA (September 24, 2010) - Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), announced today an integrated promotion across its snack portfolio called The Pro Football Hall of Fame Snack Bowl.  One winner, who portrays party excellence at pro football parties and gains the most on-line votes, will be honored at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. “Fans will not only have the chance to win Hall of Fame prizes, but one fan will attend the Class of 20... 
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09/07/10Diamond Foods Increases Long-Term Financial Guidance
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Sep 7, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced an increase in its long-term growth and profitability targets. Speaking at the 2010 Barclay's Back to School Consumer Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, Chairman, President and CEO Michael J. Mendes said, "Over the next five years, we expect to drive strong earnings through top line growth, increasing scale and expanding margins. As a result,... 
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09/03/10Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Sep 3, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it will release financial results for its fiscal 2010 fourth quarter and full year which ended July 31, 2010 on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 after the market close. Following the release, the company will host a conference call and webcast for investors beginning at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the results and current corporate developmen... 
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08/30/10Diamond Foods Wins 2010 GMA Innovation Award
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 30, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND), announced today that Chairman, CEO and President, Michael J. Mendes accepted the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) CPG Award for Innovation and Creativity. The award was presented as part of GMA's Annual Executive Conference at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO. The GMA CPG Award for Innovation and Creativity is given annually by GMA's Assoc... 
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08/17/10Diamond Foods Enters Large Savory Toppings Category With Diamond of California(R) Nut Toppings(TM)
Click here for PDF version of this release Two New Items Introduced in the $300MM Savory Toppings Category SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 17, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced its latest culinary nut innovation, Diamond of California(R) Nut Toppings(TM). The product line leverages Diamond's experience and insights with premium nut sourcing, flavoring systems and proprietary roasting processes. The items will begin shipping to retailers this month. ... 
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08/16/10Diamond Foods Announces $8 Million Kettle Chips Plant Expansion in Salem, Oregon
Click here for PDF version of this release Expansion Will Generate 12 Percent Increase in Production Workforce and 25 Percent Increase in Capacity SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 16, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced an $8.4 million planned expansion of its production facility in Salem, Oregon to meet increased demand for its Kettle Brand potato chips. More than 15 new jobs will be created, and production capacity will be increased by 25 percent... 
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07/22/10Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.045
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Jul 22, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on August 6, 2010, to common stockholders of record as of July 30, 2010. About Diamond Diamond Foods is a high-growth innovative packaged food company focused on building, acquiring and energizing brands inc... 
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07/21/10Diamond Foods Achieves Record Performance for Emerald, Pop Secret and Kettle Brands
Click here for PDF version of this release Emerald Reaches Record Market Share of 10.6% SAN FRANCISCO, Jul 21, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that each of its snack brands, Emerald, Pop Secret and Kettle, achieved record sales and market share milestones in the U.S. Grocery Channel for the period ending July 10th according to AC Nielsen. In Snack Nuts, Emerald hit a record dollar share of 10.6%, growing nearly seven times faster ... 
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07/19/10Diamond Foods Announces Introduction of Kettle Brand(R) TIAS!(TM) Tortilla Chips
Click here for PDF version of this release Six New Items Introduced Into the $2.9 Billion Tortilla Chips Category SAN FRANCISCO, Jul 19, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Kettle Brand will launch a new product line of all natural tortilla chips called Kettle Brand TIAS!. The product line will be available in the leading natural food retailer beginning in August. Kettle Brand, which is one of the leaders in the premium po... 
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06/16/10Labels for EducationSM PROGRAM Announces NEW Product Partnerships to Support School based loyalty program
Click here for PDF version of this release Labels for EducationSM PROGRAM Announces NEW Product Partnerships to Support School based loyalty program Camden, N.J., June 16, 2010 – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced that Pop Secret® premium popcorn from Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) and BIC stationery products (including pens, pencils and markers) will become new participating partners in the company’s long-running Labels for Education (LFE) program. Since being laun... 
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06/03/10Diamond Foods' Kettle Brand(R) Baked Potato Chips Take Top Honors in Summer Snacking Taste Tests
Click here for PDF version of this release All Natural Baked Chips Made from Real Potatoes Win Accolades from Food Editors SAN FRANCISCO, Jun 3, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND), is pleased to learn that its Kettle Brand(R)Baked Potato Chips not only received top ranking in a recent San Francisco Chronicle taste test, but also earned a spot in the Taster's Choice Hall of Fame. It was the only brand to earn this recognition, by scoring 9... 
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05/27/10Diamond Foods Reports Record Third Quarter and Raises Guidance
Click here for PDF version of this release Non-GAAP earnings grew 128%; Retail sales grew 39%; Raises guidance for 2010 and 2011. Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today reported record financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2010. For the three months ended April 30, 2010 non-GAAP diluted earnings (loss) per share (EPS) was $0.30 and non-GAAP net income was $6.2 million, 128 percent above the prior year's net income. On a GAAP basis, EPS was $(0.22) compared to $0.1... 
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05/11/10Diamond Foods Expands Emerald(R) and Pop Secret(R) Product Lines
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, May 11, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that both Emerald and Pop Secret will be launching new items this summer. Emerald snack nuts, which continues to be the fastest growing snack nut brand with a 55% increase in sales for the 12 weeks ended April 17th according to Nielsen, is launching two Cinnamon Roast Almond items this summer. Capitalizing on the success of its Cocoa Roast Al... 
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04/30/10Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 30, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal 2010 third quarter ending April 30, 2010 on Thursday, May 27, 2010 after the market close. Following the release, the company will host a conference call and webcast for investors beginning at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the results and current corporate developments. To participate ... 
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04/27/10Emerald(R) Nuts Concludes Highly Successful Online Promotion
Click here for PDF version of this release Inaugural Underdog Bracket Game Scores Nearly 400,000 Entries SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 27, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced the winners of the inaugural Emerald Nuts Underdog Bracket Game. The sweepstakes promotion, which launched on February 2 and concluded on April 15, was a twist on traditional college basketball bracket games, and offered fans the chance to win up to $10,000 by supporting underdog... 
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04/26/10Senior Executive Joins Diamond Foods
Click here for PDF version of this release Stephen Sibert Will Head Up Industry and Government Affairs for Diamond SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 26, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that Stephen Sibert has been appointed to the newly created position of Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications. Mr. Sibert brings more than twenty years of food retail and manufacturer experience to Diamond Foods. He most recently served as Senior V... 
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04/12/10Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.045
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 12, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on May 4, 2010 to common stockholders of record as of April 22, 2010. About Diamond Diamond Foods is a high-growth innovative packaged food company focused on building, acquiring and energizing brands including Kett... 
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03/31/10Diamond Foods Completes Acquisition of Kettle Foods
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 31, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) announced that it has completed its acquisition of Kettle Foods from Lion Capital LLP effective today. Under the terms of the agreement, Diamond paid $615 million in cash for Kettle Foods. The transaction was funded by the net proceeds from Diamond's recent common stock offering, borrowings under a new five-year $600M credit facility and e... 
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03/24/10Diamond of California and Pyrex Products Team up for Unique Spring Season Promotion
Click here for PDF version of this release Two Iconic Culinary Brands Come Together to Offer Hundreds of Prize PackagesSAN FRANCISCO, Mar 24, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) announced today that its Diamond of California(R) culinary nut brand is teaming up with Pyrex(R) products for a Spring season culinary promotion in which consumers will have the chance to enter daily to win one of hundreds of Diamond Nuts and Pyrex products prize packages. The promotion will ... 
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03/19/10Diamond Foods Nears Completion of Acquisition of Kettle Foods
Click here for PDF version of this release Increases Guidance for Second Half Fiscal 2010 EarningsSAN FRANCISCO, Mar 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) announced today that it has received notice of early termination of the antitrust waiting period for its pending acquisition of Kettle Foods, and now anticipates the transaction will close by March 31, 2010. Based on the accelerated close, the company now expects to generate $0.47 to $0.50 in non-GAAP EPS during... 
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03/11/10Root for the Underdogs and Win Big With Emerald(R) Nuts
Click here for PDF version of this release Emerald Adds a Boost of Natural Energy to College Basketball Bracket Games with Innovative Consumer Promotion and Chances to Win up to $10,000SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) announced today that Emerald Nuts has declared its support for all of the unsung heroes and underdogs in the upcoming national college basketball tournament with the tip-off of the 2010 Emerald Underdog Bracke... 
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03/10/10Diamond Foods Announces Settlement of the Secondary Offering and the Exercise of the Underwriters' Overallotment Option
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND), today announced that the underwriters of its recent follow-on public offering of common shares have exercised their overallotment option to acquire an additional 675,000 common shares. This brings the total number of shares issued pursuant to this offering to 5,175,000 common shares, all of which settled today. The 5,175,000 common shares were priced at $37.00 per... 
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03/04/10Diamond Foods Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), today announced that the Company has priced an offering of 4,500,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $37.00 per share. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 675,000 additional shares. The offering is scheduled to close on March 10, 2010. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to pay a po... 
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03/03/10Pop Secret(R) Premieres Movie Night Maker in Time for Movie Awards Season
Click here for PDF version of this release World Premiere of Movie Night Maker at popsecret.com and Hollywood VIP Experience PromotionSAN FRANCISCO, Mar 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), announced today the debut of a major marketing initiative just in time for the movie awards season. The latest effort in the brand re-launch of Pop Secret(R) premium popcorn encompasses a suite of movie night maker applications at popsecret.com and an accompanying Hollywood VIP E... 
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03/03/10Statement from Diamond Foods
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) Diamond Foods is in receipt of a letter from the FDA dated February 22, 2010 concerning statements on our website and on the packaging of Diamond of California Shelled Walnuts. The FDA stated its view that the statements make unauthorized health claims beyond the claim FDA has accepted for walnuts, including promoting walnuts for the prevention of additional health-re... 
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03/01/10Diamond Foods Announces Common Stock Offering
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND), today announced that it has commenced an offering of 4,500,000 shares of common stock. The Company will grant the underwriters an option to purchase up to 675,000 additional shares, on the same terms and conditions, to cover overallotments, if any. The Company is conducting the offering pursuant to an effective registration statement und... 
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02/25/10Diamond Foods to Acquire Kettle Foods
Click here for PDF version of this release Transaction, Expected To Be Accretive in First Year, Creates Trio of Snack Favorites in Single Portfolio, and Builds on Successful Acquisition HistorySAN FRANCISCO, Feb 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Kettle Foods, makers of premium potato chips, from Lion Capital LLP for $615 million in cash. Pursuant to the agreement, Diamond... 
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02/25/10Diamond Foods Reports 22% Increase in Sales and 43% Increase in Second Quarter Earnings
Click here for PDF version of this release EPS grew 41% to $0.52;Raised Fiscal 2010 full-year sales and EPS guidance.SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) today reported record financial results for its second quarter of fiscal 2010, as well as increased financial guidance for fiscal year 2010. For the three months ended January 31, 2010, diluted earnings per share (EPS) grew 41 percent to $0.52 compared to $0.37 for the prior y... 
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02/11/10Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this releaseSAN FRANCISCO, Feb 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) announced today that it will release financial results for the fiscal 2010 second quarter ended January 31, 2010 on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 after the market close. Following the release, the company will host a conference call and webcast for investors beginning at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the results and current corporate developments. To participate in the ... 
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02/08/10Diamond Foods Super Bowl Promotion Drives Record Emerald Market Share
Click here for PDF version of this release Emerald Achieves a 10% Dollar Share of the US Grocery Store Snack Nut Market SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) with its groundbreaking commercial featuring its two snack food brands ----Pop Secret(R) Popcorn and Emerald(R) Nuts----- scored big during CBS's coverage of Super Bowl XLIV on February 7, 2010. The integrated effort featuring the Super Bowl spot as well as national print, ... 
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02/05/10Diamond Foods "Let's Get Aquatic" MEDIA ALERT
Feb 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND): DATE: February 5, 2010 WHO: Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) WHAT: Diamond Foods will launch www.letsgetaquatic.com just after the National Anthem of the Super Bowl on February 7, 2010. This fun, interactive website is part of Diamond's Super Bowl marketing campaign. WHERE: www.letsgetaquatic.com Photos/Mul... 
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02/03/10Diamond Foods MEDIA ALERT
Feb 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods (NASDAQ: DMND): DATE: February 3, 2010 WHO: Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) WHAT: Sneak peek of Diamond Foods Super Bowl 2010 commercial and full page ad in USA TODAY. Working with San Francisco based advertising agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Diamond has achieved a first in Super Bowl advertising featuring two distinct brands... 
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01/29/10Diamond Foods Raises Earnings Guidance for Fiscal 2010
Click here for PDF version of this release Outlook for Full-Year Increased to Reflect 22% to 27% EPS GrowthSAN FRANCISCO, Jan 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) today announced that it expects diluted earnings per share (EPS) for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2010 to be $1.75 to $1.83, compared to $1.72 to $1.82 previously. During fiscal 2009, full year EPS was $1.44 (GAAP) and $1.47 (non-GAAP). Diamond executives will be speaking to analysts and investors t... 
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01/26/10Emerald Nuts Celebrates Active and Healthy Lifestyles with Two Big Races in California on March 21, 2010
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) today announced that Emerald(R) Nuts is promoting an unprecedented day of running in California through the sponsorship of major races in both Northern and Southern California. On March 21, 2010, Emerald will be the title sponsor of the Emerald Across the Bay 12K, a race offering breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay as it crosses the Golden... 
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01/22/10Diamond Foods to Host Investor Meeting
Click here for PDF version of this release Company Will Also Ring NASDAQ's Opening Bell SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) today announced that it will host an investor meeting at the NASDAQ MarketSite, 4 Times Square in New York City, on January 29, 2010. NASDAQ has also invited the company's management to ring the opening bell earlier that day. The opening bell ceremony will be broadcast live on CNBC, Bloomberg, BNN, Fox B... 
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01/21/10Diamond Foods is Making a Huge Splash at the Super Bowl
Click here for PDF version of this release The Company Makes Super Bowl History Featuring Two Brands in One AdvertisementSAN FRANCISCO, Jan 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), announced today that it will unveil a new, groundbreaking commercial featuring two of its snack food brands ---- Pop Secret(R) Popcorn and Emerald(R) Nuts ---- during CBS's coverage of Super Bowl XLIV in Miami, Florida on February 7, 2010. (To view or download a preview of the ... 
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01/19/10Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.045
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on February 2, 2010, to common stockholders of record as of January 26, 2010. About Diamond Diamond Foods is a leading branded food company specializing in producing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products under the Diamond... 
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01/19/10Diamond Foods Promotes Andrew Burke and Stephen Kim
Click here for PDF version of this release Andrew Burke promoted to Chief Marketing Officer and EVP Stephen Kim promoted to SVP, General Counsel and HRSAN FRANCISCO, Jan 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) announces the promotion of two of its top executives. Andrew Burke has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, and Stephen Kim has been promoted to Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Human Resources. Both executives will have ... 
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01/05/10Diamond Foods Kicks Off 2010 Running Events With Another Highly Successful Emerald(R) Nuts Midnight Run in New York City
Click here for PDF version of this release New Year's Event Attracts Large Number of Participants to Central Park SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) today announced the Emerald Nuts Midnight Run through Central Park reached new levels of success in building brand awareness among consumers who embrace healthy, active lifestyles. The four-mile run, held at midnight each New Year's Eve in New York City, also feature a large fireworks display and ... 
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12/30/09Emerald Bowl Attracts Record Televised Audience
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 30, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) today announced that the eighth annual Emerald Bowl set a new record television rating. The Emerald Bowl was broadcast nationally on ESPN in prime time on Saturday night and featured a match up between the University of Southern California Trojans and Boston College Eagles, playing for the first time in more than 20 years. The television rating of 5.34 was not only the... 
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12/17/09Diamond Foods Launches New Pop Secret(R) Marketing Campaign
Click here for PDF version of this release New Television Commercials, Movie Sponsorships, and popsecret.com Debut December 17, 2009SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 17, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), announced today that it will premier a new marketing campaign in support of the re-launch of Pop Secret premium popcorn. The integrated campaign includes six national television commercials, movie sponsorships on major cable networks, and a popsecret.com website. One element of the... 
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12/10/09Emerald Snack Nut Brand Hits 10% Market Share
Click here for PDF version of this release In Most Recent Nielsen Scanner Data, Emerald(R) Hit New Records for Dollar Sales and Share SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 10, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), announced today that its Emerald brand achieved new dollar sales and market share records over the 4-week period ended November 28th. Emerald sales in U.S. food stores grew over 69 percent compared to the prior year period, causing market share to climb 360 basis points to rea... 
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12/10/09Diamond Sponsors Exciting Matchup in 8th Annual Emerald Bowl
Click here for PDF version of this release USC and Boston College to Meet for the Third Time SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 10, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), will host the University of Southern California and Boston College in the 8th Annual Emerald Bowl on December 26, 2009. Last year's game, matching University of California against University of Miami, was a sellout and the eighth highest rated bowl game ever televised on ESPN. The unique match-up pitting the Pac-10 a... 
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12/03/09Diamond Foods Reports Record First Quarter Earnings, 40% Above the Prior Year
Click here for PDF version of this release Snack sales increased 64% to $60 million; EPS of $0.88 exceeded the prior year’s $0.64; Adjusted EBITDA grew 27% to $29 million; Fiscal 2010 full-year EPS guidance raised $0.02 to $1.72 to $1.82. SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) today reported record financial result... 
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12/02/09Diamond Walnuts Top the List and Win Spot in Taster's Choice Hall of Fame
Click here for PDF version of this release Diamond of California’s Walnuts Came in First in Recent Blind Taste Test SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 2, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), is pleased to learn that its Diamond of California brand shelled walnuts not only won first place in a recent taste test, but also earned a spot in the Taster’s Choice Hall of Fame. It was the only brand to earn this recogni... 
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11/23/09Emerald Takes Pop Secret to the Super Bowl
Click here for PDF version of this release Diamond Foods Set to Air a New Commercial During Super Bowl XLIV on February 7, 2010 SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 23, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), announced today that it will unleash a new commercial during the telecast of Super Bowl XLIV, airing on February 7, 2010 on CBS. Diamond Foods has an appetite for funny, memorable and entertaining ... 
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11/19/09Diamond Foods Launches Innovative Online and Print Holiday Campaign for Its Diamond of California(R) Brand
Click here for PDF version of this release Advertising Effort Debuts November 19 SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), announced today that it will debut a new “Holiday Treat” campaign for its Diamond of California® brand just in time for the key holiday culinary nut consumption season. Central to the campaign will be ads that span online media and national maga... 
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11/16/09Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal First Quarter 2010 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) announced today that it will release financial results for the fiscal 2010 first quarter ended October 31, 2009 on Thursday, December 3, 2009 after the market close. Following the release, the company will host a conference call and webcast for investors beginning at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the r... 
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11/10/09Pop Secret(R) Launches New Jumbo Popping Corn Kernels
Click here for PDF version of this release First Entry For The Pop Secret Brand In The Fast Growing Kernel MarketSAN FRANCISCO, Nov 10, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND), announced today that it will be adding Pop Secret Jumbo Popping Corn Kernels to its Pop Secret product line in early 2010. The product will be launched into select markets across the country. The new offering marks the brand's first product offering in... 
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10/29/09Emerald Nuts Sponsors Final Five Miles of the 2009 ING New York City Marathon
Click here for PDF version of this release Emerald Continues to Promote Healthier Snacks with Natural Energy for Active Lifestyles SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) announced today that its Emerald® snack nut brand is sponsoring the final five miles of the 2009 ING New York City Marathon to reach thousands of runners and millions of spectators with its natur... 
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10/08/09Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.045
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on November 2, 2009, to common stockholders of record as of October 19, 2009. About Diamond Diamond Foods is a leading branded food company specializing in proces... 
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10/06/09Diamond Foods Launches Feed Your Fingers Campaign
Click here for PDF version of this release Feed Your Fingers Aimed at Offering Consumers Recipe and Entertainment Solutions (feedyourfingers.com) SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 6, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) today announced that it has launched a multi-faceted campaign, Feed Your Fingers, that capitalizes on the growing popularity of finger foods and creates opportunity for all three of the comp... 
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09/30/09Diamond Foods Files Universal Shelf Registration Statement
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 30, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) announced today that it has filed a universal shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Upon being declared effective by the SEC, the shelf registration will allow the Company the flexibility from time to time to offer and sell up to $250 million of debt securities,... 
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09/30/09Diamond Foods Reports Record Fiscal 2009 Earnings, 61% Above the Prior Year
Click here for PDF version of this release North American Retail net sales grew 26% for the fiscal year, driven by a $100 million increase in snack sales. Net income grew 61% for the fiscal year: Full-year EPS of $1.44 (GAAP) and $1.47 (non-GAAP) exceeded the prior year’s $0.91. Raising Fiscal 2010 full-year EPS guidance to $1.70 t... 
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09/01/09Diamond Foods to Present at Barclays Back-to-School Conference
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 1, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it will participate in the Barclay’s Capital Back-to-School Consumer Conference on Wednesday, September 9, 2009. Michael J. Mendes, President and CEO, is scheduled to speak to conference attendees at 1:30 P.M. Eastern Time. A live webcast of his presentation will be available to all interested parties at the Company’s website www.diamo... 
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08/27/09Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2009 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, announced today that it will release financial results for the fiscal 2009 fourth quarter and full-year ended July 31, 2009 on Wednesday, September 30, 2009 after the market close. F... 
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08/17/09Diamond Foods Names New Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Communications
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 17, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) announced that effective today, Linda Segre has been appointed to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Communications. Ms. Segre brings more than twenty years of senior executive and management consulting experience to Diamond Foods. She most recently ... 
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07/28/09Diamond Foods Reports Strong Snack Sales
Click here for PDF version of this release Emerald Snack Nuts Achieves New Distribution and Market Share Records Pop Secret Secures New Distribution SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 28, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) today announced that snack sales continued to set new records in the Company’s fiscal 2009 fourth quarter as a result of improved distribution in the mass merchandise channel and increased velocity... 
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07/15/09Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.045
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 15, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on July 31, 2009, to common stockholders of record as of July 24, 2009. About Diamond Diamond Foods is a leading branded food company specializing in proc... 
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07/01/09Diamond(R) Foods Announces Winner of Spring Recipe Contest
Click here for PDF version of this release Panel of Celebrity Chefs Select Winning Recipes Using Award-Winning Diamond Nuts SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 1, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), today announced that its Diamond of California® brand has selected Nancy Elliott of Houston, TX as the Grand Prize winner for its online promotion, “The Diamond Recipe Challenge.” This exciting contest encouraged consumers to submit thei... 
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06/29/09Emerald Snack Brand Achieves New Market Share Record
Click here for PDF version of this release Dramatic Growth Across Its Core Tree Nut Segments of Almonds, Deluxe Mixed Nuts and Whole Cashews SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 29, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) today announced that its Emerald brand achieved a new market share record over the 12 week period ended June 13th. Emerald sales in U.S. Food stores grew 48% over the prior year period, causing market share to jump 250 b... 
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05/27/09Diamond Foods Reports Record Earnings During the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2009
Click here for PDF version of this release * EPS grew 129% to $0.16 compared to $0.07 during the prior year's quarter; * Net sales increased 11%, led by 37% growth in retail sales; - Snack sales were up 108% with Emerald achieving new market share records in the quarter; * Raising full-year non-GAAP EPS guidance to $1.31 to $1.36, a 44-49% increase over the prior year. SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Fo... 
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04/09/09Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal Third Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 09, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal 2009 third quarter ending April 30, 2009 on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 after the market close. Following the release, the ... 
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04/09/09Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.045
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 09, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on April 29, 2009, to common stockholders of record as of April 20, 2009. About Diamond Diamond Foods is a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distribut... 
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04/08/09Setton Farms of Terra Bella Inc., Expands Pistachio Recall
Click here for PDF version of this release Diamond Foods Issues Voluntary Recall of In-Shell Pistachio Item Less Than 375 Cases Involved SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yesterday, Setton Farms of Terra Bella Inc. expanded their voluntary pistachio recall due to potential salmonella contamination. As a precautionary measure, Diamond Foods, Inc., which sourced 400 cases of pistachios from Setton, decided to voluntarily recall the Emerald in-shell pistachio nut item which was in very ... 
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04/06/09Diamond(R) Foods Announces Diamond of California(R) Culinary Recipe Contest
Click here for PDF version of this release Win the Culinary Experience of a Lifetime: A Trip to Napa for a Cooking Class at the Culinary Institute of AmericaSAN FRANCISCO, Apr 06, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) today announced that its Diamond of California(R) brand has launched an online promotion "The Diamond Recipe Challenge." This exciting contest encourages consumers to submit their favorite recipe feat... 
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03/25/09Diamond(R) Foods Announces New Emerald TV Advertising Campaign to Debut During NCAA March Madness
Click here for PDF version of this release Three New TV Commercials of Award Winning Campaign to Be Featured in Final Four and Championship Games SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 25, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) today announced that it will debut a new ad campaign for its Emerald® brand during the final four and championship games of this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The ads, which will air on April 4th and Apri... 
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03/11/09Diamond Foods Reports Record Earnings During the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2009
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 11, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND): EPS grew 118% to $0.37 compared to $0.17 during the prior year’s quarter; Net sales increased 13%, led by 27% growth in retail sales; Strong Emerald and Pop Secret performance drove snack sales up 152%; ... 
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02/12/09Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 12, 2009-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal 2009 second quarter ended January 31, 2009 on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 after the market close. Following the releas... 
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01/27/09Diamond Foods Raises Earnings Guidance for Fiscal 2009
Click here for PDF version of this release Earnings Outlook for Second Fiscal Quarter and Full-Year Increased by $0.05 Per Share, Driven by Margin Improvement SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2009--Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) today announced that it expects diluted earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ending January 31, 2009 to be between $0.29 and $0.34, $0.05 per share above the Company's previous guidance. Additionally, the ... 
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01/12/09Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.045
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2009--Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on January 29, 2009, to common stockholders of record as of January 19, 2009. About Diamond Diamond Foods is a leading branded food company specializing in processing, ... 
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01/06/09Diamond® Foods Reaches Consumers Seeking a Healthy 2009 with Emerald Nuts Midnight Run in New York
Click here for PDF version of this release New Year's Event Attracts More Than 5,000 Runners to Central ParkSAN FRANCISCO, Jan 06, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) today announced the Emerald Nuts Midnight Run through Central Park was successful in building brand awareness among consumers who embrace healthy, active lifestyles. Emerald Nuts is the title sponsor of the four-mile run, held at midnight each N... 
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12/30/08Emerald Bowl Draws Record-Setting Audience for Diamond Foods Brands
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 30, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) today announced that the seventh annual Emerald Bowl attracted 42,268 spectators to San Francisco's AT&T Park on December 27, 2008. This turnout represents the largest live audience and fastest sell out in the game's seven year history. The Emerald Bowl was broadcast nationally on ESPN in prime time on Saturday night... 
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12/23/08Diamond Foods Achieves Record Snack Sales
Click here for PDF version of this release Company Reaches New Snack Milestones With Record Snack Sales and Increases Distribution in Value Channels SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 23, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, announced today that its initiatives to improve the distribution of core snack items in the ... 
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12/03/08Diamond Foods Reports Record Earnings During the First Quarter of Fiscal 2009
Click here for PDF version of this release Strong growth in EPS reflected higher sales and margins: North American Retail net sales increased 23%; with snack sales up 96% and culinary sales up 23%; Gross margins benefited from a higher mix of retail sales and efficiency initiatives; EPS grew 23 percent to $0.64 compared to $0.52 during the prior year's quarter. This year's EPS included $0.03 in net non-recurring charges. SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2008--Diamond ... 
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11/20/08Diamond Foods Names New Director of Foodservice
Click here for PDF version of this release San Francisco, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2008) - Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), today announced that Christiane McAuliffe has been appointed to position of Director of Foodservice for the company, effective immediately. In this role, Ms. McAuliffe will be responsible for directing and growing Diamond’s business base within the various foodservice channels. Ms. McAuliffe joins Diamond with a strong background in foodservice sales and marketi... 
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11/14/08Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal First Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal 2009 first quarter ended October 31, 2008 on Wednesday, December 3, 2008 after the market close. Following the release, the company will host a conference call... 
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11/04/08Diamond Foods Begins Running Pop Secret Ads Nationally
Click here for PDF version of this release More than 400 Television Spots to Air in Coming Weeks SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), announced today that it has begun running national television advertisements for Pop Secret microwaveable popcorn, the latest addition to its snack portfolio. In October and November 2008, over 400 spots will run on 13 different national television networks. "When we acquired Pop... 
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10/30/08Emerald Nuts Sponsors Final Five Miles of the 2008 ING New York City Marathon
Click here for PDF version of this release Emerald Promotes Healthier 3:00 p.m. Snacks for Natural Energy and Improved Nutrition SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) announced today that its Emerald snack nut brand is sponsoring the final five miles of the 2008 ING New York City Marathon to reach thousands of runners and millions of spectators with its natural energy message. Emerald supports h... 
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10/27/08Diamond(R) Foods Launches National Contest to Uncover Best Holiday Entertaining Ideas Using Diamond Inshell Nuts
Click here for PDF version of this release Grand Prize Winner Will Be Featured on Millions of Diamond Packages and Win a Trip for Four to New York City to See George Balanchine's The Nutcracker(TM) SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 27, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, today launched a consumer contest to ... 
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10/07/08Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.045
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on October 29, 2008, to common stockholders of record as of October 16, 2008. About Diamond Diamond Foods is a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack prod... 
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09/25/08Diamond Foods Reports Record Earnings During Fiscal 2008, 75% Above the Prior Year
Click here for PDF version of this release Net sales and EPS exceeded consensus projections: North American Retail net sales increased 24% for the quarter and 11% for the fiscal year. Snack net sales were $27.2 million for the quarter, up 11% for the fiscal year Net Income grew 75% and EPS grew 72% to $0.91 for the fiscal year, compared to $0.53 during the prior year. SAN FRANCISCO, Sep 25, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND) today reported fina... 
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09/19/08Diamond(R) Foods Announces New 100-Calorie Packs of Emerald Snack Nuts to Usher in a Healthy New Year
Click here for PDF version of this release Nutritionally Dense Snacks in Portion-Control Packets Cut Calories, but not Flavor SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 19, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, announced today that it will be adding Emerald snack nuts in 100-calorie serving packs to its product line in January... 
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09/15/08Diamond Foods Completes Acquisition of Pop Secret(R)
Click here for PDF version of this release SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 15, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products under the Diamond(R) and Emerald(R) brands, today announced that it completed the acquisition of the Pop Secret(R) popcorn business from General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) for approximately $190 million in cash. The purchase was f... 
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09/04/08Diamond(R) Foods Announces Nationwide Availability of Emerald(R) Cocoa Roast Almonds and Sea Salt & Pepper Cashews
Click here for PDF version of this release Sweet and Savory Snack Items Expand Consumer Options for Healthy Nuts in Innovative Flavors STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 4, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, announced today that Emerald Cocoa Roast Almonds and Sea Salt & Pepper Cashews, the two newest product offer... 
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09/03/08Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., Sep 03, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal 2008 fourth quarter and full-year ended July 31, 2008 on Thursday, September 25, 2008 after the market close. Following the ... 
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08/20/08Diamond Foods Appoints Lloyd J. Johnson Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Sales Officer
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., Aug 20, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, today announced that effective September 1, 2008, Lloyd J. Johnson has been appointed to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Sales Officer of the company. In this role, Mr. Johnson will report ... 
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08/13/08Diamond Foods Announces Agreement to Acquire Pop Secret(R) From General Mills
Click here for PDF version of this release -- Transaction Expected to Be Accretive in First Fiscal Year STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 13, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products under the Diamond(R) and Emerald(R) brands, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Pop Secret(R) popcorn business from General ... 
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07/15/08Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.045
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 15, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on July 30, 2008, to common stockholders of record as of July 21, 2008. About Diamond Diamond Foods is a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary ... 
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06/03/08Diamond Foods Reports Strong Profits for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2008 and Increases EPS Guidance for Full Fiscal Year
Click here for PDF version of this release Q3 net sales and EPS met Company expectations: Net sales grew 3% to $100 million compared to guidance of $93 million - $103 million; Snack sales grew 39% to $23 million; EPS was $0.07, significantly above last year's loss of $(0.25) and compared to guidance of $0.04 - $0.08; Raised annual EPS guidance from $0.80 - $0.90 to $0.85 - $0.90 which represents between 60% - 70% growth over las... 
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05/07/08Diamond Foods Announces Date of Third Quarter Fiscal 2008 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal 2008 third quarter ended April 30, 2008 on Tuesday, June 3, 2008 after the market close. Following the release, the company will host a conference call and webcast for investors beginning at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the results and current corporate developments. I... 
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04/02/08Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.045
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., Apr 02, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on April 25, 2008, to common stockholders of record as of April 17, 2008. About Diamond Diamond Foods is a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products u... 
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03/28/08Diamond Foods Names Edward A. Blechschmidt to Board
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 28, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), announced today that its Board of Directors added Edward A. Blechschmidt as a member effective March 25, 2008. In addition, Mr. Blechschmidt will serve as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Blechschmidt served as Chief Executive Officer of Novelis, Inc., the global leader of aluminum rolled products and aluminum can recycling, from ... 
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03/11/08Diamond Foods Reports Strong Profits for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2008
Click here for PDF version of this release Net sales and EPS consistent with guidance: - Net sales were $134 million compared to guidance of $130 million to $140 million; - EPS was $0.17, up 31% from prior year and at the high-end of the $0.12 to $0.17 guidance range; Reaffirmed full-year EPS of $0.80 - $0.90, more than 50% growth over last year, and North American Retail sales growth of between 8% and 13%; Investor conference call today at 1... 
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02/20/08Diamond Foods Reaffirms 2008 Earnings Guidance
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., Feb 20, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today reaffirmed that it expects full-year diluted earnings per share (EPS) to be between $0.80 and $0.90, including the after-tax effect of stock-based compensation of $0.25 to $0.27 per share, and indicated that net sales growth for the year would be less than previously expected. The Company also said that its preliminary estimate fo... 
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02/15/08Diamond Foods Announces Date of Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 15, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack products under the Diamond and Emerald brands, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal 2008 second quarter ended January 31, 2008 on Tuesday, March 11, 2008 after the market close. Following the releas... 
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02/12/08Diamond Foods Names New Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 12, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, today announced that effective March 1, 2008, Steven M. Neil has been appointed to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of the company. In this role, ... 
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02/06/08Diamond Foods to Present at the 2008 Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 6, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products under the Diamond(R) and Emerald(R) brands, today announced that it will participate in the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference on Wednesday, February 20, 2008. Michael J. Mendes, President and CEO,... 
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01/23/08Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.045
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2008--Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products under the Diamond(R) and Emerald(R) brands, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share. The dividend will be payable on January 31, 2008, to common stockholders of record as ... 
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12/27/07Advertising Age Selects Emerald's ''Natural Energy'' Commercial in Best of Year Round-Up
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 27, 2007--Diamond Foods(R), Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, announced today that Advertising Age's Bob Garfield has selected its "Natural Energy" commercial as one of the year's 10 best spots and dubs it "Hilarious." The commercial for Diamond Foods' Emerald(R) product line premiere... 
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12/20/07Diamond(R) Foods Welcomes Oregon State Beavers and Maryland Terrapins to Emerald Bowl VI for Milestone Match-up
Click here for PDF version of this release Bowl Game Debut of Natural Energy Campaign's Latest Commercials Reinforces Diamond's Commitment to Supporting Healthy and Active Lifestyles STOCKTON, Calif., Dec 20, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, announced today that the Oregon State Beavers and the Maryland Terrapins will face one a... 
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12/10/07Diamond Foods Reports Record Sales For the First Quarter of Fiscal 2008
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 10, 2007--Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND): Net sales and EPS exceeds upper end of guidance range: North American Retail sales increased 10% to $122 million; Snack sales increased 21% to $19 million; EPS was $0.52, up 8% from prior year on a non-GAAP basis. Full-year sales guidance increased. Investor conference call today at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Tim... 
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12/04/07Diamond(R) Foods Launches New Emerald(R) Cocoa Roast Dark Chocolate Almonds
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 4, 2007--Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, announced today that it will be adding Emerald Cocoa Roast Dark Chocolate Almonds to its Emerald product line in early 2008. The new offering marks an industry first among the national snack brands and compliments D... 
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11/28/07Diamond(R) Foods Announces Next Generation of Its ``Natural Energy'' Campaign for Emerald(R) Snack Line
Click here for PDF version of this release Next Generation of Popular Campaign set to Launch during 2007 Emerald Bowl STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 28, 2007--Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, announced today the details of the next generation "Natural Energy" campaign for its Emerald snack line. The... 
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11/20/07Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal 2008 First Quarter Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 20, 2007--Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack products under the Diamond and Emerald brands, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal 2008 first quarter ended October 31, 2007 on Monday, December 10, 2007 after the market close. Following the release, the Com... 
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11/19/07Diamond(R) Foods Introduces New Web Site for Its Diamond of California(R) Brand
Click here for PDF version of this release New Recipe Section Features Celebrity Chef Recommendations, Premier Tips on Nut Preparation, and Easy-to-Navigate and Share Recipes for Every Occasion STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2007--Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, announced today an all-new consumer site dedi... 
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11/16/07Emerald(R) Wins Progressive Grocer Category Advisor Award
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2007--Diamond(R) Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, announced that its Emerald brand was the recipient of a Progressive Grocer's Category Advisor award, recognizing Emerald's product innovation, creativity in merchandising, marketing, promotion and consumer i... 
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10/25/07Emerald(R) Expands Distribution to College Campuses
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, is expanding distribution of its Emerald(R) and Emerald Harmony(R) brand snack products this fall to approximately 400 U.S. college campuses. Sodexho, a leading provider of integrated food and facilities manage... 
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10/12/07Diamond(R) and Emerald(R) Announce Holiday Partner Promotions
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, announced today that its Diamond(R) and Emerald(R) brands will team up with several prominent national brands for holiday promotions in the nation's grocery stores. "Partnering with well-recognized brands that are nat... 
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09/26/07Diamond Foods Announces Fifty Percent Increase in Quarterly Dividend to $0.045
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products under the Diamond(R) and Emerald(R) brands, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.045 per common share, an increase from its previous quarterly dividend rate of $0.03 per share. The div... 
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09/20/07Diamond Foods Reports Strong Fiscal 2007 Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Results
Click here for PDF version of this release Net sales and Non-GAAP EPS above upper end of guidance range: North American Retail sales increased 19% for quarter; 21% for the fiscal year; Snack sales increased 58% for quarter; 95% for the fiscal year to $80 million; Total sales increased 5% for the quarter; 10% for the fiscal year to $523 million; Non-GAAP EPS of $0.05 for the quarter; $0.56 fo... 
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09/04/07Emerald Partners With Coca-Cola for Snacking Promotion
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., Sept 04, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, has joined forces with Coca-Cola(R) for an in-store summer snacking promotion. Special "Snack Happy, Snack Healthy" displays featuring Emerald(R) snack nuts and Coca-Cola products were set up in more than ... 
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08/29/07Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2007 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack products under the Diamond and Emerald brands, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal 2007 fourth quarter and full-year ended July 31, 2007 on Thursday, September 20, 2007 after the market close. Followin... 
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08/07/07Diamond Launches Emerald Harmony Produce Snack Line
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., Aug 07, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, today announced the introduction of a full line of Emerald Harmony brand snacks that will be sold in retail produce departments. National distribution will begin late this summer for thre... 
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07/24/07Diamond Foods Introduces Emerald Marcona Almonds
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., July 24, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, announced today the introduction of Emerald Marcona Almonds. This new limited release snack product is being shipped this month to select retailers nationwide and is packaged in Emerald's signature hour... 
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07/16/07Diamond Foods Opens Bentonville Sales Office
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., July 16, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, announced today that it has opened a sales office in Bentonville, Ark. to provide service exclusively to Wal-Mart, Inc., which is headquartered in Bentonville. Diamond's Bentonville sales team is led by... 
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07/12/07Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.03
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products under the Diamond(R), Emerald(R) and Harmony(R) brands, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.03 per common share. The dividend will be payable on July 30, 2007, to common stockholders of recor... 
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06/27/07Diamond Foods Expands Club Channel Distribution
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), whose Emerald snack brand has achieved approximately 84% distribution in U.S. food stores as tracked by IRI InfoScan, announced today that Emerald has secured new distribution in major U.S. club retailers. "The product line is tracking to achieve $80 million in full-year sales, double the sales from the prior year. Much of this growth c... 
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06/04/07Diamond Foods Reports Fiscal 2007 Third Quarter Results
Click here for PDF version of this release * North American Retail sales increase 64% for quarter; 22% year-to-date * Snack sales increase 198% for quarter; 121% year-to-date * Updated guidance reflects increased North American Retail sales growth * Conference Call Today at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time STOCKTON, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in process... 
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05/22/07Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal Third Quarter 2007 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., May 22, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack products under the Diamond, Emerald and Harmony brands, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal 2007 third quarter ended April 30, 2007 on Monday, June 4, 2007 after the market close. ... 
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05/04/07Diamond Foods Names Jeff Bladdick VP of Sales for Wal-Mart/Sam's
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary and snack products, today announced the appointment of Jeff Bladdick as vice president of sales for Wal-Mart/Sam's, effective April 30, 2007. Based in Bentonville, AR, Bladdick has 18 years of extensive packaged goods sales experience, most recently se... 
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03/30/07Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.03
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products under the Diamond(R), Emerald(R) and Harmony(R) brands, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.03 per common share. The dividend will be payable on April 26, 2007, to common stockholders of recor... 
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03/08/07Diamond Foods Reports Fiscal 2007 Second Quarter Results
Click here for PDF version of this release *Snack Sales Increase 150% for Quarter; Up 100% Year to Date *North American Retail Sales Increase 28% for Quarter; 14% Year to Date; *Non-GAAP EPS of $0.12; $0.13 on a GAAP basis *Conference Call Today at 1.30 p.m. Pacific Time STOCKTON, Calif., Mar 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, ma... 
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03/06/07Diamond Foods Names Frank Morgan to Head Global Ingredient and International Inshell Sales
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary and snack products, has promoted Frank Morgan to Senior Vice President, Global Ingredient and International Inshell Sales. In his new role, Morgan will be responsible for all domestic and international ingredient sales as well as the company's non-U.S. insh... 
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02/22/07Diamond Foods Announces Date of Fiscal Second Quarter 2007 Earnings Release And Conference Call
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack products under the Diamond, Emerald and Harmony brands, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal 2007 second quarter ended January 31, 2007 on March 8, 2007 after the market close. The Company will also host a conferen... 
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02/13/07Diamond Realizes 68% Increase in Emerald Retail Sales With Super Bowl XLI Campaign
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., Feb 13, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) today announced significant increases in retail sales and website traffic resulting from its Emerald snack brand's "natural energy" campaign. Emerald retail sales, which benefited from a pre-Super Bowl marketing campaign, grew 68% in the U.S. Food channel as reported by IRI InfoScan, versus the same four weeks the previous yea... 
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02/05/07Emerald Scores #1 Ranking in Advertising Age With 2007 Super Bowl Spot
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emerald, the snack brand of Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) scored well with its advertising during Super Bowl XLI on Sunday, February 4, 2007. A record audience of more than 140 million football fans worldwide watched the company's 30-second spot, which aired during the third quarter of the game. Among the most notable accolades was being ranked #1 in Advertising Age's post-game co... 
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02/01/07Emerald Takes Its 2007 Super Bowl Campaign Online
Click here for PDF version of this release Emeraldnuts.com Touts Nuts as the Premier Source of Natural Energy While Warning Consumers About Robert Goulet's Dark Side STOCKTON, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emerald, the snack brand of Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) today announced its pre-game online campaign leading up to Super Bowl XLI, which airs on Sunday, February 4, 2007. Leveraging Robert Goulet's ominous presence in the upcoming commercial ... 
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01/29/07Diamond Foods to Open Nasdaq Stock Market on February 1, 2007
Click here for PDF version of this release Following Opening, Senior Management to Present Business Overview and Preview of 2007 Super Bowl Commercial STOCKTON, Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products under the Diamond(R), Emerald(R) and Harmony(R) brands, today announced that it will open the NASDAQ sto... 
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01/18/07Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.03
Click here for PDF version of this release STOCKTON, Calif., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products under the Diamond(R), Emerald(R) and Harmony(R) brands, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.03 per common share. The dividend will be payable on February 5, 2007, to common stockholders of reco... 
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01/03/07Emerald Heads to 2007 Super Bowl and Offers Consumers a Portable Source of Natural Energy
All New National Advertising Campaign Arms Consumers with a Way to Beat the Midday Slump STOCKTON, Calif., Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emerald, the snack brand of Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) today announced its upcoming advertising participation in Super Bowl XLI, which airs on Sunday, February 4, 2007. With a significant increase in brand recognition and sales following its Super Bowl commercials the past two years, Emerald is taking a wh... 
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12/28/06Diamond Foods' 5th Annual Emerald Bowl Scores Record-Setting Ratings and Attendance Milestone
Nationally Broadcast on ESPN and Featuring Marquee Match-Up, Game Packs Stadium to Capacity STOCKTON, Calif., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) today announced that the fifth annual Emerald Bowl college football game, named for Diamond's Emerald snack brand, set a record attendance of more than 40,000, selling out AT&T Park in San Francisco. Televised nationally on ESPN, the broadcast reached a record level of 9.5 mill... 
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12/23/06Diamond Foods Adds New Line of Bold-Flavored Oven Roasted Peanuts to Its Emerald Snack Brand
Diamond Foods' Unique Roasting Process Results in Three 'Mess Free' Varieties of Boldly Seasoned Peanuts, including Barbeque, Wasabi and Chipotle STOCKTON, Calif., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emerald, the snack brand of Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), today announced the addition of three new bold-flavored oven roasted peanuts to its lineup, including Emerald(R) Wasabi Oven Roasted Peanuts, Emerald(R) Chipotle Oven Roasted Peanuts and Emerald(R) Barbeque Oven Roasted Pea... 
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12/07/06Diamond Foods Reports Fiscal 2007 First Quarter Results
GAAP EPS of $0.61; Non-GAAP EPS of $0.48 Snack Sales Increase 55% to $15.4 million Company Updates FY 2007 Guidance Conference Call Today at 1.30 p.m. Pacific Time STOCKTON, Calif., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary and snack products under the Diamond, Emerald and Harmony brands, today reported financial results for its fiscal ... 
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12/05/06New Emerald Snack Products to Be Unveiled at Emerald Bowl Featuring UCLA and Florida State
STOCKTON, Calif., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UCLA, which toppled the No. 2 USC Trojans on Saturday, will head to San Francisco for the fifth annual Emerald Bowl on December 27. The Bruins (7-5) will take on Bobby Bowden's Florida State Seminoles (6-6) at AT&T Park. The game will be telecast nationally on ESPN and broadcast coast-to-coast on ESPN radio. Kickoff time is 5 p.m. PST, 8 p.m. EST. "We're excited to offer a marquee match-up for this year's Emerald Bowl," said Micha... 
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11/29/06Diamond Foods Announces Fiscal First Quarter 2007 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
STOCKTON, Calif., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack products under the Diamond, Emerald and Harmony brands, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended October 31, 2006 on Thursday, December 7, 2006 after the market close. The Company will also host a conference call and webcast on Thursday, December... 
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11/13/06Diamond Foods to Present at the Lehman Brothers Third Annual Small Cap Conference
STOCKTON, Calif., Nov 13, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary and snack products under the Diamond of California, Emerald and Harmony brands, today announced that it will be presenting at the Lehman Brothers Third Annual Small Cap Conference at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa in Dana Point, Calif. Management will present an overview... 
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10/25/06Diamond Foods Honored For Marketing Excellence
Diamond Receives Produce Business Award for Holiday Culinary Nut Promotion STOCKTON, Calif., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (DMND) has received a 2006 Produce Business Marketing Excellence Award for its culinary and inshell nut holiday promotion in grocery store produce departments. Diamond was one of just 30 companies honored in the September issue of the national trade publication for marketing campaigns that were successful in capturing customers and increasing sales.... 
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10/13/06Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.03 for the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal 2006
STOCKTON, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products under the Diamond of California, Emerald and Harmony brands, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.03 per common share for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006. The dividend will be payable on October 26, 2006, to common stockholders of record as o... 
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09/28/06Emerald Trail Mix Wins New Product Honors
Honored by Progressive Grocer as One of the Year's Best New Food Products STOCKTON, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emerald Trail Mix, which is manufactured and marketed by Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) has been named one of the best new products of 2006 by Progressive Grocer magazine. The magazine's editors reviewed well over 200 new products and selected 69 for its 2006 Editors' Picks Awards based on such attributes as overall usefulness, innovative or appealin... 
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09/20/06Diamond Foods Reports Fiscal 2006 Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Results Reflecting Strong Progress Towards Long-Term Goals
Net sales and Non-GAAP EPS at upper end of guidance range Snack sales total $41 million for year, Emerald product line sales increase 60% to over $34 million Announces fiscal 2007 annual outlook Conference Call Today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time STOCKTON, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary and snack products und... 
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09/13/06Diamond Foods Announces Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2006 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
STOCKTON, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald brands, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended July 31, 2006 on Wednesday, September 20th, 2006 after the market close. The Company will also host a conference call and webcast on... 
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08/24/06Diamond Foods Launches Emerald Smoked Almonds
The Emerald Lineup Now Has 20 Nutrient-Dense Snack Products STOCKTON, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), has added Smoked Almonds to its Emerald line of premium snacks. This brings to 20 the number of products in the Emerald snack lineup. "Emerald Smoked Almonds are selected for their size and quality, then smoked to perfection the old-fashioned way. The smoked flavor is cooked in; it's not just dusted on," said Andrew Burke, vice... 
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08/15/06Diamond Foods Introduces Emerald Trail Mix
Three Varieties Now Being Rolled Out Nationwide STOCKTON, Calif., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), which developed a patented process for producing great-tasting glazed snack nuts, is introducing three new Emerald Trail Mix products -- Emerald Breakfast Blend Trail Mix, Emerald Berry Blend Trail Mix and Emerald Tropical Blend Trail Mix. National distribution is now underway following initial distribution this spring in key regional wes... 
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08/02/06Diamond Foods Selects Synectics Group for Trade Promotion Management
STOCKTON, Calif., Aug 02, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) has selected Account Review software from Synectics Group for its trade promotion management. Diamond will use Synectics' software for trade planning, budgeting and payment as well as scheduling and account reviewing. "This new software will increase the synergy of all our trade promotion operations and enable us to better track our promotional spending," said Mike Cooke, D... 
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07/10/06Diamond Foods Announces Its Inclusion in the New NASDAQ Global Select Market
STOCKTON, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald brands, today announced that it has been included in the new NASDAQ Global Select Market. The NASDAQ Global Select Market, which went into effect July 3, 2006, has the highest listing standards of any exchange in the world based on financial and l... 
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07/06/06Diamond Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.03 for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2006
STOCKTON, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald of California brands, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.03 per common share for the third quarter of fiscal 2006. The dividend will be payable on July 27, 2006, to common stockholders of record as of July 17... 
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06/07/06Diamond Foods Reports Fiscal 2006 Third Quarter Results
Total sales of $67.8 million for the quarter Snack sales increase approximately 25% Conference Call Today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time STOCKTON, Calif., June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary and snack products under the Diamond of California and Emerald brands, today reported financial results for its fiscal 2006 third quarter ended Ap... 
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06/06/06Diamond Foods Names Andrew Burke VP of Marketing
Marketing Leader With Extensive Consumer Packaged Goods Experience STOCKTON, Calif., June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), today announced the appointment of Andrew Burke as vice president of marketing, effective June 19. Burke has extensive food industry marketing experience, serving most recently as a vice president of marketing at Ernest & Julio Gallo Winery in Modesto, Calif. Prior to Gallo, he spent seven years at Kraft Foods, Inc., in Rye... 
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05/31/06Diamond Foods to Present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference
STOCKTON, Calif., May 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald brands, today announced that it will be presenting at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference at the New York Palace Hotel. Management will present a review of the Company's business strategy on Tuesday, June 6, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern... 
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05/31/06Diamond Foods Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2006 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
STOCKTON, Calif., May 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald brands, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended April 30, 2006 on Wednesday, June 7th, 2006 after the market close. The Company will also host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, June 7th, ... 
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05/10/06Diamond Foods to Hold Conference Call to Discuss Harmony Foods Transaction
STOCKTON, Calif., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald brands, will host a conference call and webcast today, Wednesday, May 10, 2006 at 4:00 Eastern Time to discuss the Company's Harmony Foods transaction. The dial-in number for the conference call is 800-366-7640 for domestic participants and 303-26... 
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05/09/06Diamond Foods Acquires Harmony Foods Product Lines & Facilities
Strategically located Midwestern processing facility; acquisition expected to yield annualized cost savings to Diamond of at least $2 million Expanded merchandising footprint in the snack and produce aisles Expansion into complementary snack products Preliminary results for third quarter reported and 2006 guidance adjusted SAN FRANCISCO, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) announced today that it has acquired cert... 
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04/11/06Diamond Foods IR Program Named Best in 2005
IR Magazine's Wall Street Survey Recognizes Diamond's Program as 'Best IR for an IPO' STOCKTON, Calif., April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) was named the winner of the Best Investor Relations for an IPO Category at the annual IR Magazine US Awards, which celebrate the country's best performing companies in terms of shareholder communications. The award was based on the votes of more than 2,400 portfolio managers, ana... 
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04/03/06Diamond Foods Names Paul M. Cooke Senior VP of Sales
Food Industry Leader With 24 Years of Experience STOCKTON, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) today announced the appointment of Paul M. "Mike" Cooke as senior vice president of North American retail sales. Cooke will be responsible for all Diamond branded retail sales including Emerald snack products. Cooke has 24 years of food industry sales experience, most recently serving as vice president of sales for PepsiCo's weste... 
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04/03/06Diamond Foods Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.03 for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2006
STOCKTON, Calif, April 3, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald brands, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend for the second quarter of fiscal 2006 of $0.03 per common share, payable on April 19, 2006, to common stockholders of record as of April 10, 2... 
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03/13/06Emerald Sales Fueled by Aggressive Marketing Campaign
Sports-Related Tie-Ins Yield Added Value for Diamond Foods' Emerald Snack Brand STOCKTON, Calif., March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fueled by an aggressive consumer campaign that included an ad on the 2006 Super Bowl, retail sales of Emerald snack products manufactured by Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) increased 22 percent during the four weeks ending Feb. 19 as compared to the prior four-week period. For the week of the Super Bowl promotion... 
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03/09/06Diamond Foods Reports Fiscal 2006 Second Quarter Results
North American Retail Sales Increase 23% Emerald Snack Sales Increase 60% to Nearly $9 Million Company Updates FY2006 Guidance Conference Call Today at 1:30 p.m. Pacific TimeSTOCKTON, Calif., March 9, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald brands, today reported financial results for its fi... 
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03/07/06Diamond Foods to Present at the 2006 Bank of America Consumer Conference
STOCKTON, Calif., March 7, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald brands, today announced that it will be presenting at the 2006 Bank of America Consumer Conference at the New York Palace Hotel. Management will present a review of the Company's business strategy on Tuesday, March 14th, ... 
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02/24/06Diamond Foods Announces Fiscal Second Quarter 2006 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
STOCKTON, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald brands, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended January 31, 2006, on Thursday, March 9th, 2006, after the market close. The Company will also host a conference call and webcast on Thursday, March... 
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02/15/06Diamond Foods to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 2006 OC Conference
STOCKTON, Calif., Feb 15, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald brands, today announced that it will be presenting at the Roth Capital Partners 2006 OC Conference on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific time at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, CA. Manag... 
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02/08/06GMA Forum Applauds Diamond Foods for 'Cracking the Nut Business'
National Association Publication Calls Diamond's Marketing Campaign 'Smart' and 'Sophisticated' STOCKTON, Calif., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emerald, the snack nut brand of Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), was recently featured in the Mid-Fall 2005 issue of GMA Forum, a publication of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), for its highly successful brand campaign and its gutsy, yet effective decision to take the company public. The article s... 
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01/11/06Emerald Nuts Heads to 2006 Super Bowl XL After Successful 2005 Super Bowl Commercial Debut
National Advertising Campaign Expands Upon Signature Acrostics to Keep Consumers Guessing STOCKTON, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emerald, the snack nut brand of Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), today announced its upcoming advertising participation in Super Bowl XL, which airs on Sunday, February 5. With a significant increase in brand recognition and sales following last year's Super Bowl commercial and extensive enthusiasm for its acr... 
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12/06/05Diamond Foods Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.03 for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2006
STOCKTON, Calif., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald of California brands, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend for the first quarter of fiscal 2006 of $0.03 per common share, payable on January 5, 2006, to common stockholders of record as of December 20, 2005. ... 
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12/06/05Diamond Foods Reports Fiscal 2006 First Quarter Results
North American Retail Sales Increase 20% Emerald Snack Sales Double to Nearly $10 Million Company Reiterates FY2006 Guidance Conference Call Tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time STOCKTON, Calif., Dec 06, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald of California brands, today reported financial... 
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11/23/05Diamond Foods Honored By Progressive Grocer as a 'Category Captain' for Its Emerald Snack Nuts
'Diamond Has Had a Hand in Growing the Total Category' STOCKTON, Calif., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald brands, is being honored in the Nov. 15 issue of Progressive Grocer magazine as a "Category Captain" in the salty snacks category. In its award narrative, Progressive Grocer, a lead... 
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11/21/05Diamond Foods Announces Fiscal First Quarter 2006 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
STOCKTON, Calif., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald of California brands, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended October 31, 2005 on Tuesday, December 6, 2005 after the market close. The Company will also host a conference call and webcast on Wedn... 
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11/21/05Diamond Foods Joins the Russell 3000 Index
STOCKTON, Calif., Nov 21, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald of California brands, today announced that it has been included in the Russell 3000(R) Index. Russell recently posted a list of additions to its indexes on www.russell.com. Membership in the broad-market Russell 3000, wh... 
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11/08/05Diamond Foods Announces Emerald Snack Nuts Distribution Expansion
Costco Divisions Place Initial Orders New Convenience Store Distribution Agreements STOCKTON, Calif., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald of California brands, today announced new distribution expansion in the club and convenience store channels for the Emerald product line. In the c... 
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10/27/05Diamond Foods Reports Fiscal 2005 Results
- Fiscal 2005 North American Retail Sales Increase 22% - Fourth Quarter North American Retail Sales Increase 40% - Emerald Snack Sales Triple to More Than $21 Million For Fiscal 2005 - Company Provides FY2006 Guidance - Conference Call Tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. Pacific TimeSTOCKTON, Calif., Oct 27, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary and snack nuts u... 
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10/17/05Diamond Foods Announces Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2005 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
STOCKTON, Calif., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald of California brands, today announced that it will release financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended July 31, 2005 on Thursday, October 27, 2005 after the market close. The Company will also host a conference call and we... 
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09/06/05Diamond Foods Reports Fourth Quarter & Fiscal Year 2005 Revenue Results
STOCKTON, Calif., Sept 06, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing, and distributing culinary and snack nuts under the Diamond of California and Emerald of California brands, today announced unaudited revenues for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended July 31, 2005. Complete results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2005 are expected to be announced during the week of October ... 
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07/20/05Diamond Foods, Inc. Prices Initial Public Offering of Common Stock
STOCKTON, Calif., July 20, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Diamond Foods, Inc. ("Diamond Foods"), a wholly owned subsidiary of the agricultural cooperative Diamond Walnut Growers, Inc. ("Diamond Growers"), which is also known as Diamond of California, today announced the initial public offering of 6,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $17.00 per share. In connection with the closing of the offering, Diamond Growers will merge into Diamond Foods and Diamond Foods wil... 
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07/01/05Growers Approve Conversion
STOCKTON, Calif., July 1, 2005, Diamond Walnut Growers, Inc. today announced that its members have voted to approve a conversion of the agricultural cooperative into a stockholder-owned corporation upon successful completion of a proposed initial public offering. A majority of all voting interests approved the conversion, with more than 80 percent of the votes cast in favor of the conversion. The conversion will be completed through the merger of Diamond Growers into its wholly owned... 
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03/25/05Diamond Files with SEC
STOCKTON, Calif., Mar. 25, 2005, Diamond Foods, Inc. (“Diamond Foods”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the agricultural cooperative Diamond Walnut Growers, Inc., which is also known as Diamond of California (collectively “Diamond”), today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.  The initial public offering is expected to take place later this year. ... 
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