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ESKIMO PIE CORPORATION DECLARES THIRD QUARTER DIVIDEND

 RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Eskimo Pie Corporation (NASDAQ-NMS: EPIE) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share of Common Stock, payable on Oct. 1, 1993, to shareholders of record on Sept. 15, 1993.
 David V. Clark, president and CEO, said: "We are pleased to declare a regular quarterly dividend for the third quarter, continuing the policy established by the board at the beginning of this year. While it is the Board's intent to have a regular quarterly dividend, the declaration and payment of future dividends, and the size of any dividend will be at the discretion of the board and will depend on a number of factors, including general business conditions we encounter and the company's future financial condition, earnings and capital requirements."
 Headquarterd in Richmond, Eskimo Pie created the frozen novelty industry in 1921 with the invention of the ESKIMO PIE ice cream bar. The Company markets branded frozen novelties, including its ESKIMO PIE line of products, and under licensing agreements, Welch's frozen fruit juice bars, frozen Tootsie Pops, and Ghirardelli ice cream bars, through a national network of licensed manufacturers. The Company also recently entered into a licensing agreement to develop and market frozen novelties under the 7-UP brand.
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 /CONTACT: J.L. Cheatham of Eskimo Pie Corporation, 804-560-8446/
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