SpartanNash Announces 12.5 Percent Dividend Increase

Mar 2nd, 2015

SpartanNash Company (the "Company") (Nasdaq: SPTN) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.135 per common share. This represents an increase of 12.5% from $0.12 per common share paid previously. The dividend will be paid on March 31, 2015 to shareholders of record as of March 20, 2015. As of February 25, 2015, there were 37,492,600 common shares outstanding.

About SpartanNash

SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) is the largest food distributor serving military commissaries and exchanges in the United States, in terms of revenue. The Company's core businesses include distributing food to military commissaries and exchanges and independent and corporate-owned retail stores located in 44 states and the District of Columbia, Europe, Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Azores, Bahrain and Egypt. SpartanNash currently operates 162 supermarkets, primarily under the banners of Family Fare Supermarkets, D&W Fresh Markets, Family Fresh, No Frills, Bag 'n Save, Sun Mart and Econofoods.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Although SpartanNash expects to continue to pay a quarterly cash dividend, adoption of a dividend policy does not commit the Board of Directors to declare future dividends. Each future dividend will be considered and declared by the Board of Directors at its discretion. The ability of the Board of Directors to continue to declare dividends will depend on a number of factors, including SpartanNash's future financial condition and profitability and compliance with the terms of its credit facilities.

SpartanNash Company
Investor Contact:
Dave Staples
Executive Vice President & COO
(616) 878-8793
or
Media Contact:
Meredith Gremel
Vice President Corporate Affairs
(616) 878-2830