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|Corn Products International, Inc. Contributes Relief Funds|
|BEDFORD PARK, Ill., Sep 17, 2001 /PRNewswire/ -- Corn Products
International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO) today announced that it will donate $100,000 to
support US relief efforts. The New York Firemen's Association and the American
Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund will each receive $50,000.
"Our prayers and support are with everyone affected by this catastrophic attack on American lives and property," said Sam Scott, chairman, president and chief executive officer. "Numerous civic organizations and people need our support, and our Company and its employees want to help," Scott said.
In addition to the Company's contribution, Corn Products International will match $2.00 for every $1.00 in direct employee contributions made to one or both of the named funds and to other similar charitable organizations.
Corn Products International, Inc. is one of the world's largest corn refiners and a major supplier of high-quality food ingredients and industrial products derived from the wet milling and processing of corn and other starch-based materials. The Company is the No. 1 worldwide producer of dextrose and a leading regional producer of starch, high fructose corn syrup and glucose. In 2000, the Company recorded sales of $1.9 billion with domestic and international operations through wholly owned businesses, affiliates and alliances. Headquartered in Bedford Park, Ill., it was founded in 1906. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CPO. Additional information can be found on the World Wide Web at www.cornproducts.com .