Armanino Foods of Distinction, Inc. (NASDAQ Small Cap Symbol: ARMF) announced today that its board of directors has declared a cash dividend of 5 cents per share payable to shareholders of record September 30, 2000. The dividend will be disbursed on or about October 31, 2000. The board further announced that this dividend initiates a quarterly dividend program for the company which the board expects to continue each quarter for the foreseeable future.