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FORM 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
  HYSELL ROBERT B
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
06/01/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
FLOWERS FOODS INC [FLO]
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
4570 RIVER MANSION COURT
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Pres-Flowers Foodservice Group
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
(Street)

DULUTH, GA 30096
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock 9,371
D
 

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Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Option (Right to Buy)(1) 07/16/2007 07/16/2013 Common Stock 34,255 $6.23 D  
Option (Right to Buy)(1) 01/03/2009 01/03/2013 Common Stock 13,612 $12.45 D  
Option (Right to Buy)(1) 02/05/2010 02/05/2014 Common Stock 15,075 $13.05 D  
Option (Right to Buy)(1) 02/04/2011 02/04/2015 Common Stock 14,400 $16.5 D  
Option (Right to Buy)(1) 02/09/2012 02/09/2016 Common Stock 18,975 $15.89 D  
Option (Right to Buy)(1) 02/09/2013 02/09/2017 Common Stock 21,675 $16.67 D  
Option (Right to Buy)(1) 02/10/2014 02/10/2018 Common Stock 25,500 $16.31 D  
Restricted Stock Award(1)   (2)   (3) Common Stock 3,825 $0(4) D  
Deferred Stock(1)   (5)   (6) Common Stock 12,709 (5) I By EDCP(5)

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
HYSELL ROBERT B
4570 RIVER MANSION COURT
DULUTH, GA 30096
      Pres-Flowers Foodservice Group  

Signatures

/s/ Stephen R. Avera, Agent 06/11/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Granted pursuant to the Flowers Foods, Inc. 2001 Equity and Performance Incentive Plan.
(2) The company anticipates that in accordance with the terms of the 2011 Restricted Stock Award Agreement the vesting date of the performance shares awarded shall be the date of the filing of the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K with the SEC in 2013.
(3) Grant expires on the vesting date if performance measures are not met.
(4) In accordance with the terms of the 2011 Restricted Stock Award Agreement, the performance shares awarded do not have a conversion or exercise price.
(5) Each Executive Deferred Compensation Plan ("EDCP") stock unit is the economic equivalent of one share of common stock. The EDCP stock units become payable in common stock upon the retirement of the reporting person.
(6) None.

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