Diamond Foods, Inc. today announced that The Procter &Gamble Company and Diamond have mutually agreed to terminate Diamond's proposed acquisition of the Pringles business and have released each other from all liabilities related to the proposed acquisition. No "break-up"or other fees will be paid in connection with this termination.

    "Diamond has enjoyed a positive and constructive working relationship with P&G throughout this process, and the mutual termination of our agreement and release of all associated liabilities was reached in the same spirit,"said Rick Wolford, Diamond Foods' Acting President and Chief Executive Officer. "Diamond now will put its full effort on the growth of our business with focused execution to continue to build our successful brands."

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