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Jack Wishes You a Fruitful New Year!

Jack in the Box® restaurants expands popular line of Real Fruit Smoothies with Pomegranate Berry

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5, 2009 – The new year is less than a week old, but if you’ve already broken your resolution to eat more fruit, then Jack in the Box® restaurants has just the thing to get you back on track – the Pomegranate Berry Smoothie – a delicious and convenient way to fill up on fruit … no chopping, peeling or chewing required!

Available now, Jack's new Pomegranate Berry Smoothie is made from a blend of pomegranate, blueberry, red raspberry and cranberry Minute Maid® fruit juices and purees blended with nonfat frozen yogurt.

"The trio of Real Fruit Smoothies we rolled out last year has been a big hit with our guests," said Teka O'Rourke, director of menu marketing and promotions for Jack in the Box Inc. "We're excited to expand our smoothie line with the new, innovative and refreshing Pomegranate Berry.”

Jack's new Pomegranate Berry Smoothie is available in 16- and 24-ounce servings for the suggested prices, excluding tax, of $2.99 and $3.99, respectively, at all participating Jack in the Box restaurants.

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK), based in San Diego, is a restaurant company that operates and franchises Jack in the Box® restaurants, one of the nation’s largest hamburger chains, with more than 2,100 restaurants in 18 states. Additionally, through a wholly owned subsidiary the company operates and franchises Qdoba Mexican Grill®, a leader in fast-casual dining, with more than 450 restaurants in 41 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit www.jackinthebox.com.

[Note to media: A high-resolution photo of the Pomegranate Berry Smoothie is available at www.jackinthebox.com/pressroom.]

Contact:
Kathleen Anthony, (858) 571-2301
Media Relations Manager, Corporate Communications
kathleen.anthony@jackinthebox.com