5 April 2016 - Tate & Lyle PLC
STATEMENT ON ENTERING CLOSE PERIOD
Tate & Lyle confirms that trading performance for the fourth quarter of the year ended 31 March 2016 was in line with both expectations and the outlook included in the trading statement of 11 February 2016.
The Group will announce its Full Year Results on Thursday 26 May 2016.
For more information contact Tate & Lyle PLC:
Christopher Marsh, VP, Investor and Media Relations
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7257 2110 or Mobile: +44 (0) 7796 192 688
Nick Hasell (FTI Consulting), Media Relations
Tel: +44 (0)20 3727 1234 or Mobile: +44 (0)7825 523 383
About Tate & Lyle:
Tate & Lyle is a global provider of ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries, with operations in over 30 locations worldwide.
Tate & Lyle operates through two global divisions, Speciality Food Ingredients and Bulk Ingredients, supported by our Innovation and Commercial Development and Global Operations groups. The Group's strategy is to become a leading global provider of Speciality Food Ingredients through a disciplined focus on growth, and by driving Bulk Ingredients for sustained cash generation to fuel this growth.
Speciality Food Ingredients consists of three platforms: Texturants, which includes speciality starches and stabilisers; Sweeteners, which comprises nutritive sweeteners and our range of no-calorie sweeteners including SPLENDA® Sucralose; and our Health and Wellness portfolio which includes speciality fibres and our salt-reduction offering. Additionally, our Food Systems business provides a wide variety of blended ingredient solutions.
Tate & Lyle Bulk Ingredients includes bulk sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products (primarily acidulants). Corn co-products from both divisions are primarily sold as animal feed.
Tate & Lyle is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TATE.L. American Depositary Receipts trade under TATYY. In the year to 31 March 2015, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.4 billion. For more information, please visit http://www.tateandlyle.com. SPLENDA® is a trademark of Heartland Consumer Products LLC.