Specialty Foods Group Income Fund Announces Change to the Board of Directors of SFG Parent

    TORONTO, Nov. 19 /CNW/ - Specialty Foods Group Income Fund (the "Fund")
(NEX: HAM.UN.H) announces the new composition of the Board of Directors of SFG
Parent, Inc., the sole stockholder of Specialty Foods Group, Inc.
    The directors of SFG Parent, Inc. are now: Michael Bieger, Scott Reid,
Matthew Meehan, George Yancey, Jr. and Bonita Then. Matthew Meehan and
George Yancey, Jr. are new appointments.
    George Yancey, Jr. is a Managing Director of the Rochester, New York
based private equity firm DeltaPoint Capital Management, LLC. Mr. Yancey has
over 30 years experience in the food services business, in various roles
including President at Heluva Good Cheese from 1968 to 1993 and serving as
President of Perry's Ice Cream from 1993 to 2000.
    Matthew Meehan has rejoined the Board. Mr. Meehan has over 20 years in
the investment industry and is currently a Managing Director of the New York
Based investment firm Eos Partners.
    Barry Goldberg of Genuity Capital Markets is no longer a director of SFG
Parent, Inc. The Fund thanks Mr. Goldberg for his substantial contributions to
the Specialty Foods group of companies.

    Specialty Foods Group Income Fund is an open-ended, limited purpose trust
established under the laws of the Province of Ontario, which indirectly holds
an interest in Specialty Foods Group, Inc. ("SFG"). SFG is a leading
independent U.S. producer and marketer of premium branded and private-label
processed meat products. SFG produces a wide variety of products such as
franks, hams, luncheon meats, dry sausage and delicatessen meats. These
products are sold to a diverse customer base in the retail (e.g.,
supermarkets) and foodservice (e.g. restaurants) sectors. SFG sells products
under a number of leading national and regional brands, such as Nathan's,
Field, Fischer's, Liguria and Scott Petersen as well as on a private-label

    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this release.

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For further information:

For further information: Steven Wright, Chief Financial Officer, Tel:
(757) 952-1280, Email: investorrelations@sfgtrust.com, Website:

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