Jamaica Broilers Group Ltd.(JBG)- Dividend & proposed Bonus Issue

The Directors have declared an interim dividend in the amount of four cents per stock unit payable on October 18, 2002, to shareholders on record as at October 3, 2002.

The Directors have also recommended to put to the annual general meeting that the authorised share capital of the company be increased to $519 million and that a bonus issue of 172 million new stock, be made (on the basis of one ordinary stock unit for every five units held by shareholders on record), date to be decided, to be paid out of retained earnings of the company.