Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WIN) announced today that it has priced $ 300 million of 8.875% Senior Notes Due 2008 (the "Senior Notes"). Winn-Dixie will use the net proceeds, together with net proceeds from a new $800 million credit facility, to refinance the indebtedness under Winn-Dixie's existing credit facilities and for general corporate purposes. The closing of the sale of the Senior Notes is expected to occur on March 29, 2001.