Kellogg Company Declares Regular Dividend of $0.375 Per Share and Announces Plans For 8 Percent Dividend Increase

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.375 per share on the common stock of the Company, payable on June 15, 2010, to shareowners of record at the close of business on June 1, 2010. The ex-dividend date is May 27, 2010. This is the 342nd dividend that Kellogg Company has paid to owners of common stock since 1925.

 

In addition, the Company’s Board of Directors announced plans to increase the quarterly dividend by 8 percent to $0.405 per share beginning with the third quarter of 2010.

 

About Kellogg Company

With 2009 sales of nearly $13 billion, Kellogg Company is the world’s leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles, and veggie foods. The Company’s brands include Kellogg’s®, Keebler®, Pop-Tarts®, Eggo®, Cheez-It®, Nutri-Grain®, Rice Krispies®, BearNaked®, Morningstar Farms®, Famous Amos®, Special K®, All-Bran®, Frosted Mini-Wheats®, Club® and Kashi®. Kellogg products are manufactured in 18 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries around the world.   For more information, visit the Kellogg Company web site at http://www.kelloggcompany.com.

 

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