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SHARP HOME ELECTRONICS SIGNS BRANDSMART U.S.A. AS OFFICIAL RETAILER ACROSS FLORIDA
Full Range of Premium Microwave Ovens and Steam Cooking Now Available on Shelves

MONTVALE, N.J. (April 25, 2017) – Sharp Home Electronics Company of America (SHCA) today announced that it has signed BrandsMart U.S.A., one of the leading consumer electronics and appliance retailers in the Southeast United States, as a new official retailer across Florida and the Atlanta metropolitan area.

“We are excited to join company with BrandsMart U.S.A., one of the most trusted retailers across South Florida and the Atlanta area,” said Peter Weedfald, SVP of Sales and Marketing, SHCA. “At Sharp, we are always looking for strong retail partners that provide superior customer service to the communities they serve, and we know that BrandsMart delivers on that promise. Now more customers have access to great products that deliver on the promise of Simply Better Living.”

BrandsMart U.S.A. will carry Sharp’s all-new Countertop Microwave Ovens with Orville Redenbacher’s® certified popcorn preset button in both the mid-sized 1.1 and family-sized 1.4 cubic feet models. Sharp’s Stainless Steel Microwave Drawers also join the line of appliances along with the Sharp® SuperSteam+TM Combination Superheated Steam and Convection Oven, a built-in unit that can grill, roast and sauté using purely superheated steam at browning temperatures.*

*Inventory will vary by store location

About Sharp Home Electronics Company of America (SHCA)

SHCA is the U.S. Consumer Products Group of Sharp Electronics Corporation, the U.S. sales subsidiary of Sharp Corporation, a worldwide developer and manufacturer of one-of-a-kind premium technology products.  SHCA includes the manufacturing of Home Appliances in Memphis, TN together with the sales & marketing and servicing of Home Electronics in the United States. Leading products include Sharp Carousel®, Microwave Drawer™, SuperSteam+™ ovens, and Plasmacluster® Ion air purifiers. Sharp was named one of the Most Admired Brands in America and Sharp Corporation was named one of the 20 Most Loved Companies globally**.  Learn more at http://www.sharpusa.com/.

**Sources: Buyology Inc., 2012; APCO Worldwide, 2013

Sharp, Carousel, Plasmacluster, Microwave Drawer, Supersteam+ and all related trademarks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sharp Corporation and/or its affiliated companies. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

ABOUT ORVILLE REDENBACHER’S® GOURMET® POPPING CORN

Orville Redenbacher dedicated his life to creating the highest quality popcorn. In 1952, Orville hand selected a small group of family farmers to grow his exclusive kernel that pops up light and fluffy. Today, our family farmers continue to uphold Orville’s commitment to quality, growing only the best popcorn. And, Orville Redenbacher’s® is the only leading brand who uses real butter in many of its products. Orville Redenbacher’s popcorn offerings include buttery, sweet and savory, 94% fat free SmartPop!®, and Naturals microwave popcorn, as well as jarred popcorn kernels. For more information, visit www.orville.com.

ABOUT CONAGRA BRANDS
Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), headquartered in Chicago, is one of North America’s leading branded food companies. Guided by an entrepreneurial spirit, Conagra Brands combines a rich heritage of making great food with a sharpened focus on innovation. The company’s portfolio is evolving to satisfy people’s changing food preferences. Conagra’s iconic brands, such as Marie Callender’s®, Reddi-wip®, Hunt’s®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim® and Orville Redenbacher's®, as well as emerging brands, including Alexia®, Blake’s® and Frontera®, offer choices for every occasion. With an ongoing commitment to corporate citizenship, Conagra Brands has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability™ North America Index for six consecutive years. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.

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