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Result of AGM

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10 October 2007

Associated British Foods plc announces the results of the voting by poll on the resolutions put to the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 7 December 2007. All resolutions were passed by the required majority.

Resolution

Votes for (i)

% (ii)

Votes against

% (ii)

Abstain (iii)

1

To receive the accounts and reports

620,092,709

99.94

380,307

0.06

14,418

2

To approve the directors’ remuneration report

607,610,396

98.97

6,344,906

1.03

6,529,578

3

To approve the dividend payment

620,393,969

100.00

440

0.00

91,480

4

To re-elect Timothy Clarke as a director

619,107,893

99.78

1,339,095

0.22

40,535

5

To re-elect Willard Gordon Galen Weston as a director

581,681,946

94.10

36,483,842

5.90

2,325,291

6

To elect Peter Alan Smith as a director

619,079,327

99.78

1,353,751

0.22

50,587

7

To re-appoint KPMG Audit Plc as auditors and authorise the directors to determine their remuneration

614,494,472

99.72

1,716,953

0.28

4,272,621

8

To authorise the directors to allot relevant securities

618,405,041

99.85

898,888

0.15

1,178,483

9

To authorise the directors to allot equity securities for cash (special resolution)

618,890,649

99.93

425,849

0.07

1,167,228

10

To approve and adopt amendments to the Articles of Association

(special resolution)

616,148,906

99.50

3,080,888

0.50

1,253,357

Notes:

(i) Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been included in the “for” total.
(ii) As a percentage of the aggregate of votes “for” plus votes “against”.
(iii) An abstention is not counted towards the votes cast “for” or “against” a resolution.

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