KELLOGG COMPANY AND EMPLOYEES SUPPORT SOUTH ASIA AND AFRICA RELIEF EFFORTS
Jan 4, 2005
KELLOGG COMPANY AND EMPLOYEES SUPPORT SOUTH ASIA AND AFRICA RELIEF EFFORTS

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - Kellogg Company today announced that its charitable arm, Kellogg’s Corporate Citizenship Fund, will provide a dollar-for-dollar match of employee contributions to non-profit organizations assisting with relief efforts in South Asia and Africa. Kellogg is encouraging its employees worldwide to contribute to one of the relief agencies on the list provided by USAID. In addition, the company will donate food products to on-going relief efforts. The contribution will total more than $1 million.

“On behalf of everyone at Kellogg Company, we want to express our deep sympathy for all those in South Asia and Africa affected by the earthquake and tsunami,” said James Jenness, Kellogg Company chairman and chief executive officer-designate. “Our company and its employees have a history of reaching out to those in need and we are committed to assist with the relief efforts.”

The company will also make significant quantities of its products available to organizations conducting relief efforts. Product donations will be sourced through the Kellogg manufacturing facilities in Thailand, India, Japan, Korea and Australia, and through U.S. based facilities. The company indicated that, if necessary, it would dedicate specific production runs in facilities in Asia to supply relief efforts.

With 2003 sales of nearly $9 billion, Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) is the world’s leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, frozen waffles, meat alternatives, pie crusts, and ice cream cones. The company’s brands include Kellogg’s, Keebler, Pop-Tarts, Eggo, Cheez-It, Nutri-Grain, Rice Krispies, Murray, Austin, Morningstar Farms, Famous Amos, Carr’s, Plantation, Ready Crust, and Kashi. Kellogg products are manufactured in 17 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries around the world. For more information, visit Kellogg’s web site at www.kelloggcompany.com.