October 1, 1997

First Life – Capital Distribution

The Board of Directors of the company on September 30, 1997 declared an interim dividend by way of Capital Distribution for the year 1997 in the amount of 3.33% per

Salada Foods Jamaica

At a meeting of the Board on September 30, Mr. Lester Spaulding resigned as Chairman. However, he remains a member of the Board of Directors.