Tate & Lyle PLC - Disposal of Corn Wet Mill in Morocco

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Confirmation of disposal of Corn Wet Mill in, Casablanca, Morocco.

Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle) announces it has signed an agreement to sell its small, wholly owned corn wet mill in Casablanca, Morocco to Archer Daniels Midland Company.  The corn wet mill produces bulk ingredient products.  Completion is conditional upon regulatory clearance which is expected in the first half of the 2016 calendar year. 

The sale represents another step in focusing Tate & Lyle’s business in Europe, Middle East and Africa on Speciality Food Ingredients.

About Tate & Lyle: 
Tate & Lyle PLC is a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions. Supported by our 160-year history of ingredient innovation, we partner with customers to provide consumers with healthier and tastier choices when they eat and drink. We are proud that millions of people around the world consume products containing our ingredients every day.

Through our expertise in sweetening, mouthfeel and fibre fortification, our Food & Beverage Solutions business develops solutions which reduce sugar, calories and fat, add fibre, and provide texture and stability in categories including beverages, dairy, bakery, soups, sauces and dressings. Our Primary Products business produces nutritive sweeteners, industrial starches used in paper and packaging, acidulants and products used for animal nutrition.

We have around 4,200 employees working in more than 60 locations across 30 countries. Tate & Lyle’s purpose is Improving Lives for Generations and through our purpose we believe we can successfully grow our business and have a positive impact on society. We live our purpose in three ways, by supporting healthy living, building thriving communities and caring for our planet.

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 2020, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.9 billion. For more information, please visit http://www.tateandlyle.com or follow Tate & Lyle on TwitterLinkedin or Facebook.

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