George Weston Limited - Dividend Notice

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - George Weston Limited's (TSX: WN) Board of Directors announced that it has declared a quarterly dividend on George Weston Limited Preferred Shares, Series I, at $0.3625 per share payable March 15, 2013, to shareholders of record February 28, 2013.

About George Weston Limited

George Weston Limited is a Canadian public company founded in 1882 and through its operating subsidiaries constitutes one of North America's largest food processing and distribution groups. George Weston Limited has two reportable operating segments: Weston Foods and Loblaw, which is operated by Loblaw Companies Limited. The Weston Foods operating segment is primarily engaged in the baking industry within North America. Loblaw is Canada's largest food distributor and a leading provider of general merchandise, drugstore and financial products and services.

SOURCE: George Weston Limited

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Geoffrey H. Wilson,
Senior Vice President, Financial Control and Investor Relations
(416) 922-2500