Continued Strength at Empire Delivers Strong Growth in Earnings and Free Cash Flow in Third Quarter Fiscal 2022

Stellarton, NS – Empire Company Limited (“Empire” or the “Company”) (TSX: EMP.A) today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended January 29, 2022. For the quarter, the Company recorded net earnings of $203.4 million ($0.77 per share) compared to $176.3 million ($0.66 per share) last year.