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Press release from CNW Group

George Weston Limited - Dividend Notice

Thursday, February 28, 2013

George Weston Limited - Dividend Notice08:01 EST Thursday, February 28, 2013TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - George Weston Limited's (TSX: WN) Board of Directors announced that it has declared a quarterly dividend on George Weston Limited Common Shares, Preferred Shares, Series III, Preferred Shares, Series IV and Preferred Shares, Series V is payable as follows:Common Shares   - $0.38 per share payable April 1, 2013, to shareholders of record March 15, 2013;   Preferred Shares, Series III - $0.3250 per share payable April 1, 2013, to shareholders of record March 15, 2013;   Preferred Shares, Series IV- $0.3250 per share payable April 1, 2013, to shareholders of record March 15, 2013; and   Preferred Shares, Series V - $0.296875 per share payable April 1, 2013, to shareholders of record March 15, 2013.About George Weston LimitedGeorge Weston Limited is a Canadian public company founded in 1882 and through its operating subsidiaries constitutes one of North America's largest food processing and distribution groups. George Weston Limited has two reportable operating segments: Weston Foods and Loblaw, which is operated by Loblaw Companies Limited. The Weston Foods operating segment is primarily engaged in the baking industry within North America. Loblaw is Canada's largest food distributor and a leading provider of general merchandise, drugstore and financial products and services.  SOURCE: George Weston LimitedFor further information: Geoffrey H. Wilson,  Senior Vice President, Financial Control and Investor Relations  (416) 922-2500