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IMS and reporting timetable 2009

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7 January 2009

Associated British Foods plc will issue an interim management statement in accordance with the requirements of the UK Listing Authority’s Disclosure and Transparency rules, for the 16 weeks to 3 January 2009, on Thursday 15 January 2009.

The Company will announce its interim results for the 24 weeks ending 28 February 2009 on 21 April 2009 with a pre-close trading update issued on 23 February 2009. An interim management statement covering the 40 weeks to 20 June will be released on 9 July 2009. The annual results for the year ending 12 September 2009 will be announced on 3 November 2009, with a pre-close trading update issued on 7 September 2009.

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