Tate & Lyle PLC - Ordinary Shares

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Tate & Lyle PLC announces that it received the following notifications on 8 August 2000 regarding changes in substantial interests in its Ordinary shares of 25p each:

a. Compagnie Industrielle et Financiere des Produits Amylaces SA ("CIP") and its wholly owned subsidiary Eurostarch SA now hold 24,000,000 Ordinary shares in Tate & Lyle PLC which is a notifiable interest under Section 199(2) (b) of the Companies Act 1985, being 5.25 per cent. of the nominal value of the relevant share capital.

b. The Capital Group Companies, Inc., and its affiliates, which include Capital Guardian Trust Company, Capital International Limited, Capital International S.A. and Capital International, Inc, now hold 52,452,850 Ordinary shares in Tate & Lyle PLC which is a notifiable interest under Section 199(2) (b) of the Companies Act 1985, being 11.46 per cent. of the nominal value of the relevant share capital, increased from their holding on 27 July 2000 of 45,782,050 Ordinary shares which was then 10.01 per cent. of the nominal value of the relevant share capital.

c. Franklin Resources, Inc and its affiliates which includes Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC and Templeton Worldwide, Inc now hold 42,706,978 Ordinary shares in Tate & Lyle PLC which is no longer a notifiable interest under Section 199(2) (b) of the Companies Act 1985, being 9.33 per cent. of the nominal value of the relevant share capital, reduced from their holding on 16 June 2000 of 72,760,788 Ordinary shares which was then 15.90 per cent. of the nominal value of the relevant share capital.

About Tate & Lyle: 
Tate & Lyle is a global provider of solutions and ingredients for food, beverage and industrial markets.

Tate & Lyle operates through two global divisions, Food & Beverage Solutions and Primary Products, supported by the Innovation and Commercial Development and Global Operations teams. Food & Beverage Solutions is focused on growth by building leading positions globally in the categories of beverages, dairy, and soups, sauces and dressings. Primary Products is focused on delivering steady earnings and generating cash.

Food & Beverage Solutions consists of: Texturants, including speciality starches; Sweeteners, including low- and no-calorie sweeteners; and a Health and Wellness portfolio comprising mainly speciality fibres; and Stabilisers and Functional Systems, which are bespoke ingredient blends that ensure foods retain their structure.

Primary Products consists of high-volume sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products (primarily acidulants).  It also sells co-products from the corn milling process as animal nutrition.

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 2019, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.8 billion. For more information, please visit http://www.tateandlyle.com or follow Tate & Lyle on Twitter or Linkedin.