Definitions and trademarks
Adjusted operating profit, adjusted profit before tax and adjusted earnings per share
Unless stated otherwise, adjusted operating profit in this Annual Report excludes discontinued operations and is before exceptional items (see Note 7 of the Notes to the Financial Statements) and amortisation of acquired intangible assets. In addition, adjusted profit before tax and adjusted earnings per share also exclude net retirement benefit interest. Adjusted earnings per share also excludes the tax effect of the adjusted items.
SPLENDA® and the SPLENDA® logo are trademarks of McNeil Nutritionals, LLC.
Unless stated otherwise, all comments in this Annual Report refer to the continuing operations adjusted to exclude exceptional items, amortisation of intangible assets acquired through business combinations and net retirement benefit interest. A reconciliation of reported and adjusted information is included in Note 42 of the Notes to the Financial Statements.
In this Annual Report, ‘Company’ means Tate & Lyle PLC; ‘Tate & Lyle’ or ‘Group’ means Tate & Lyle PLC and its subsidiary and joint-venture companies.