Tate & Lyle completes re-alignment of Eaststarch joint venture

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Completion of re-alignment transaction for Eaststarch corn wet milling joint venture.

Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle) announces that it has completed the transaction to re-align the Eaststarch corn wet milling joint venture in Europe with Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM). The signing of the agreement to re-align Eaststarch was announced on 21 April 2015.

Following completion, Tate & Lyle has acquired full ownership of the more speciality-focused plant in Slovakia and exited the predominantly Bulk Ingredients plants in Bulgaria, Turkey and Hungary. Tate & Lyle has also received the cash consideration of €240 million. Customary working capital adjustments will be made in due course.


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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, fortification, and texture, we develop ingredient solutions which reduce sugar, calories, and fat, add fibre and protein, and provide texture and stability in categories including beverages, dairy, bakery, snacks, soups, sauces, and dressings.

We have more than 3,500 employees working in around 57 locations across 39 countries. Science, Solutions, Society is our brand promise and how we will achieve our purpose of Transforming Lives Through the Science of Food. By living 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.

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