This excerpt taken from the HBI 8-K filed Sep 5, 2006.
(c) Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Sara Lee maintains an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) that provides a retirement benefit for non-union domestic employees in which the Companys employees participate. Each year, Sara Lee makes contributions that, with the dividends on the common stock held by the ESOP, are used to pay loan interest and principal. Shares are allocated to participants based upon the ratio of the current years debt service to the sum of the total principal and interest payments over the remaining life of the loan. Plan expense for Sara Lee is recognized in accordance with Emerging Issues Task Force Opinion 89-8. Total expenses charged to the Company for the ESOP were $8,416, $6,352 and $3,204, for 2003, 2004 and 2005, respectively.