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Sara Lee Extends Contract with HP for Technology Operations

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 23, 2008

HP today announced that Sara Lee Corporation (NYSE: SLE) has renewed its infrastructure outsourcing services contract for additional seven years and has extended management of operations in 10 countries to more than 35.

The agreement will enable Sara Lee to increase its focus on improving operational efficiencies to drive innovation and cost savings.

As part of the new agreement, HP will supply Sara Lee with infrastructure outsourcing services, including central and local end-user support services. HP also will provide Sara Lee with data center and network services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Latin America and Asia.

“We are focused on customer and operational excellence in order to meet our aggressive growth plans,” said Steve Merry, senior vice president and chief information officer, Sara Lee Corporation. “As our partner, HP plays an integral role contributing to our success by consistently delivering quality services.”

Richard Newman, global client director for the worldwide Sara Lee account at HP, said, “By bringing additional service and technology excellence to Sara Lee, HP will help the company focus on driving business efficiency to meet its growth objectives. This agreement builds on the strong worldwide collaboration between our companies.”

HP has been supporting Sara Lee’s technology infrastructure with associated services since December 2000, when the companies signed their original outsourcing services contract.

More information about HP Services is available at www.hp.com/services.

About Sara Lee

Each and every day, Sara Lee (NYSE: SLE) delights millions of consumers and customers around the world. The company has one of the world’s best-loved and leading portfolios with its innovative and trusted food, beverage, household and body care brands, including Ambi Pur, Ball Park, Douwe Egberts, Hillshire Farm, Jimmy Dean, Kiwi, Sanex, Sara Lee and Senseo. Collectively, these brands generate more than $12 billion in annual net sales covering approximately 200 countries. The Sara Lee community consists of 52,000 employees worldwide. Please visit www.saralee.com for the latest news and in-depth information about Sara Lee and its brands.

About HP

HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all of its customers – from individual consumers to the largest businesses. With a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP is among the world’s largest IT companies, with revenue totaling $107.7 billion for the four fiscal quarters ended Jan. 31, 2008. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com.

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