BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 29, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.405 per share on the common stock of the Company, payable on June 15, 2011, to shareowners of record at the close of business on June 1, 2011. The ex-dividend date is May 26, 2011. This is the 346th dividend that Kellogg Company has paid to owners of common stock since 1925.
In addition, the Company's Board of Directors announced plans to increase the quarterly dividend by 6 percent to $0.43 per share beginning with the third quarter of 2011.
About Kellogg Company
For more than 100 years, consumers have counted on Kellogg for great-tasting, high-quality and nutritious foods. Kellogg Company, with 2010 sales of more than $12 billion, is the world's leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. Kellogg Company's beloved brands, which are manufactured in 18 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries, include Kellogg's®, Keebler®, Pop-Tarts®, Eggo®, Cheez-It®, All-Bran®, Mini-Wheats®, Nutri-Grain®, Rice Krispies®, Special K®, Chips Deluxe®,Famous Amos®, Sandies®,Austin®, Club®, Murray®, Kashi®, Bear Naked®, Morningstar Farm®, Gardenburger®and Stretch Island®. For more information on the Kellogg Company, including our corporate responsibility initiatives, visit www.kelloggcompany.com.
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