Durango, Colorado-based Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (RMCF), a franchise-holder of gourmet chocolate and confection stores and manufacturer of premium chocolates, today announced a four-for-three stock split. On 28 January, the company's board of directors approved a four-for-three stock split that will be payable 4 March to shareholders of record at the close of business on 11 February 2002. Shareholders will receive one (1) additional share of Common Stock for every three (3) shares owned prior to the record date.