Tate & Lyle

Annual Report 2014 Corporate site

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.

Trademarks

SPLENDA® and the SPLENDA® logo are trademarks of McNeil Nutritionals, LLC.

Amortisation

Unless stated otherwise, the use of the word ‘amortisation’ in the Strategic Report and the Governance section relates to the amortisation of intangible assets acquired through business combinations.

Continuing operations

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.

Definitions

In this Annual Report, ‘Company’ means Tate & Lyle PLC; ‘Tate & Lyle’ or ‘Group’ means Tate & Lyle PLC and its subsidiary and joint-venture companies.