Nash Finch Company (Nasdaq: NAFC), a Minneapolis-based food retailer and distributor, announced today that its board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 9 cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable June 1, 2001 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 18, 2001. It is the company's 299th consecutive quarterly cash dividend. There are 11,605,647 shares of common stock outstanding.