Diamond Foods Announces Date of Conference Call to Review Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2013

Diamond 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. PacificDaylight Time to
discuss the results of the second quarter fiscal 2013 and current corporate
developments.

To participate in the call via telephone dial (888) 213-3934 from the
U.S./Canada or (913) 312-1447 elsewhere and enter the participant pass code of
742-4396. To listen to the call over the internet, visit the company's website
at http://www.diamondfoods.comand select "Investor Relations."

Archived audio replays of the call will be available on the company's website
and via telephone. The latter will begin approximately two hours after the
call's conclusion and remain available through 5:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time
March 18, 2013. It can be accessed by dialing (888) 203-1112 from the
U.S./Canada or (719) 457-0820 elsewhere. Both phone numbers require the
participant pass code 742-4396.

About Diamond

Diamond Foods is an innovative packaged food company focused on building and
energizing brands including Kettle® Chips, Emerald® snack nuts, Pop Secret®
popcorn, and Diamond of California® nuts. Diamond's products are distributed
in a wide range of stores where snacks and culinary nuts are sold. For more
information visit our corporate web site: www.diamondfoods.com.

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CONTACT: Investors:
         Diamond Foods
         Linda Segre
         SVP, Corporate Strategy
         (415) 230-7952
         lsegre@diamondfoods.com
        
         Media:
         Sard Verbinnen & Co
         Paul Kranhold/Lucy Neugart
         (415) 618-8750
         pkranhold@sardverb.com
         lneugart@sardverb.com

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