POLISH COMPETITION AUTHORITIES APPROVE THE DIVESTMENT OF RAISIO'S MARGARINE BUSINESS

The Polish competition authorities have announced their approval of the divestment of Raisio's margarine business to Bunge. The transaction will be concluded in the near future. Bunge will pay the acquisition price in cash at the conclusion of the transaction. On 14 May 2009, Raisio plc announced it had signed an agreement with Bunge, which, when completed, would lead to the divestment of Raisio's margarine business. The transaction was conditional on the approval of the Polish competition authorities, which has now been granted. RAISIO PLC Heidi Hirvonen Communications Manager tel. +358 50 567 3060 Further information: Matti Rihko, CEO, tel. +358 400 830 727 (Teija Silomäki, assistant, tel. +358 44 782 1272)

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