The Pantry Schedules Release of Third Quarter Results and Conference Call

CARY, N.C., July 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Pantry, Inc. (Nasdaq:PTRY), a leading independently operated convenience store chain in the southeastern U.S., today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2014 before the market opens on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Dennis G. Hatchell, President and Chief Executive Officer, and B. Clyde Preslar, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Pantry, will host an interactive conference call that morning at 8:30 a.m. EDT.

A live audio webcast and slide presentation will be accessible through the Investors section of the Company's web site at, and a replay will be available for 30 days.

The conference call will also be accessible to the public by calling 888-429-4600 (domestic), or 970-315-0481 (international). Callers should dial in approximately 5-10 minutes before the call begins. A conference call replay will be available two hours following the call for seven days, and can be accessed by calling 855-859-2056 (domestic), or 404-537-3406 (international); passcode – 73464237.

About The Pantry

Headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, The Pantry, Inc. is a leading independently operated convenience store chain in the southeastern United States and one of the largest independently operated convenience store chains in the country. The Company operates 1,527 stores in thirteen states under select banners, including Kangaroo Express®, its primary operating banner. The Pantry's stores offer a broad selection of merchandise, as well as gasoline and other ancillary services designed to appeal to the convenience needs of its customers.

CONTACT: The Pantry, Inc. B. Clyde Preslar (919) 774-6700Source:The Pantry, Inc.