Declaration of interim dividends

PREFERENCE DIVIDEND

Notice is hereby given that a dividend of 406 cents per cumulative, non-redeemable, non-participating and non-convertible preference share (H1 2009: 522,5 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 27 cents per ordinary share (H1 2009: 30 cents) has been declared, payable to ordinary shareholders in accordance with the timetable below.

TIMETABLE

   
Last day to trade cum-dividend Friday, 3 September 2010
Shares commence trading ex-dividend Monday, 6 September 2010
Record date Friday, 10 September 2010
Dividend payment date Monday, 13 September 2010

No dematerialisation or rematerialisation of shares will be allowed for the period from 6 September 2010 to 10 September 2010, both days inclusive.

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

CAS Robertson

Secretary

18 August 2010

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



Directors

IAJ Clark* (Chairman), AK Olivier (Group CEO), H Adams*, MR Faku*, WD Geach*, IM Groves*, MJ Hankinson*, JG Jones, DA Polkinghorne, DA Rennie, AF Stewart, LR Stuart-Hill, SDM Zungu*. *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
   
Sponsor: Grindrod Bank Limited, 39 Rivonia Road, Sandton, 2146
PO Box 78011, Sandton, 2146