Preference dividend

Notice is hereby given that a dividend of 522,5 cents per cumulative, non-redeemable, non-participating and non-convertible preference share (H1 2008: 589 cents) has been declared, payable to preference shareholders in accordance with the timetable below.

Ordinary dividend

Notice is hereby given that an interim dividend of 30 cents per ordinary share (H1 2008: 68 cents) has been declared, payable to ordinary shareholders in accordance with the timetable below.

Timetable  
Last day to trade cum-dividend Friday, 4 September 2009
Shares commence trading ex-dividend Monday, 7 September 2009
Record date Friday, 11 September 2009
Dividend payment date Monday, 14 September 2009

No dematerialisation or rematerialisation of shares will be allowed for the period from 7 September 2009 to 11 September 2009, both days inclusive.

The dividends are declared in the currency of the Republic of South Africa. By order of the Board

C A S Robertson

Secretary

19 August 2009

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE REFER TO OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.GRINDROD.CO.ZA

Directors

I A J Clark* (Chairman), A K Olivier (Group CEO), H Adams*, W D Geach*, I M Groves*, J G Jones, T J T McClure, R A Norton*, D A Polkinghorne, D A Rennie, N Y T Siwendu*, A F Stewart, L R Stuart-Hill *Non-executive

Registered office Transfer secretaries
Quadrant House Computershare Investor Services (Pty) Limited
115 Margaret Mncadi Avenue 70 Marshall Street
Durban Johannesburg
4001 2001
PO Box 1 PO Box 61051
Durban Marshalltown
4000 2107
Registration number: 1966/009846/06 Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
Share code: GND & GNDP ISIN: ZAE000072328 & ZAE000071106