Diamond Foods Announces Date of Conference Call to Review Restatement and Financial Results for the First Three Quarters of Fiscal 2012

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SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamond Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMND) today announced that it will release restated financial results for the fiscal years ended July 31, 2011 and July 31, 2010 and the financial results for the first three quarters of fiscal 2012 on November 14, 2012 after market close. Following the release, the Company will host a conference call and webcast for investors beginning at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time to discuss the results and current corporate developments.

To participate in the call via telephone dial (877) 681-3373 from the U.S./Canada or (719) 325-2171 elsewhere and enter the participant pass code of 279-604. To listen to the call over the internet, visit the company's website at http://www.diamondfoods.com and 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 Time November 21, 2012. 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 884-2287.

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

Source:Diamond Foods, Inc.