Weight Watchers® Endorses Arnold®/Brownberry®/Oroweat® Sandwich Thins® Rolls

 Weight Watchers® Endorses Arnold®/Brownberry®/Oroweat® Sandwich Thins® Rolls

Sandwich Thins® Bread Product Now Endorsed by Weight Watchers®

PR Newswire

HORSHAM, Pa., Nov. 13, 2012

HORSHAM, Pa., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time Weight
Watchers^® is officially endorsing a branded product in the bread aisle –
Arnold^®/Brownberry^®/Oroweat^® Sandwich Thins^® rolls, the original
100-calorie thin roll. Each of the six flavors has a PointsPlus^®valueof 3,
making it easier for you to stay on track while enjoying your favorite thin

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"Weight Watchers branded and endorsed products make it easier for consumers to
make smart choices and identify the foods that can help them achieve their
weight loss and weight management goals," said Hugh Dever, Director of
Licensing at Weight Watchers. "Bread and whole grains are such an important
part of our diets and the Weight Watchers endorsement of
Arnold^®/Brownberry^®/Oroweat^® Sandwich Thins^® rolls offers followers of the
PointsPlus^® program the ability to easily enjoy these foods on the path to
meeting their goals."

Arnold^®/Brownberry^®/Oroweat^® Sandwich Thins^® rolls offer consumers the
perfect foundation to build their sandwich of choice. Weight Watchers
followers can easily customize creations to better manage their PointsPlus^®
Allowance, using any of the six varieties:

  o100% Whole Wheat
  oHoney Wheat
  o100% Whole Wheat Flax & Fiber
  oMade with Whole Grain White
  oSeedless Rye

Every variety is baked with the goodness of whole grains, and the 100% whole
wheat options offer 20 grams of whole grain per roll.

"Much of the early success of Sandwich Thins® rolls was due to the excitement
generated by the Weight Watchers community. We are extremely excited to
announce this official partnership and embark on this new relationship with
Weight Watchers in order to grow the business together," said Ted Swain,
Sandwich Thins® brand manager.

Fans can learn more and find unique recipes with associated PointsPlus^®
values on www.Facebook.com/SandwichThins.

About Bimbo Bakeries USA

Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) bakes and distributes leading brands such as Arnold®,
Ball Park®, Bimbo®, Boboli®, Brownberry®, EarthGrains®, Entenmann's®,
Francisco®, Freihofer's®, Iron Kids®, Marinela®, Mrs Baird's®, Oroweat®, Sara
Lee®, Stroehmann®, Thomas'®, and Tia Rosa®. The company, headquartered in
Horsham, Pennsylvania, operates over 13,000 sales routes throughout the United

BBU, a division of Mexico's Grupo Bimbo, is one of the world's largest baking
companies in the world in terms of production and sales volume. Grupo Bimbo
operates in 19 countries throughout the Americas, Asia and Europe with over
126,000 associates. Bimbo's stock trades on the Mexican Stock Exchange under
the ticker symbol BIMBO.

WEIGHT WATCHERS for services andPointsPlus^®are the registered trademarks of
Weight Watchers International, Inc., and are used with permission by Bimbo
Bakeries USA and Subsidiaries.

SOURCE Bimbo Bakeries USA

Contact: Nicole Jacobson, MMC, +1-212-485-6833, njacobson@mahercomm.com
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