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Final dividend for the year ended 15 September 2012

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6 November 2012

Further to the announcement released earlier today by Associated British Foods plc (the ‘Company’) of its final results for the year ended 15 September 2012, the Company confirms that a net final dividend of 20.0 pence per share will be paid on 11 January 2013 to shareholders on the Company’s register of members at the close of business on 7 December 2012.

The Company operates a dividend reinvestment plan (‘DRIP’). The final date for receipt or withdrawal of elections under the DRIP will be 19 December 2012.

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