Menu Foods Income Fund
TSX : MEW.UN

Menu Foods Income Fund

April 15, 2005 11:34 ET

Menu Foods Income Fund Announces April 2005 Distribution

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 15, 2005) -

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Menu Foods Income Fund ("Menu" or the "Fund") (TSX:MEW.UN) announced today its distribution of 10.50 cents
per unit for the month of April 2005, payable on or before May 16, 2005 to unitholders of record on April
29, 2005.

The Fund's policy is for unitholders of record on the last business day of a calendar month to receive
distributions during the thirty days following the end of such month.

Holders of units who are non-residents of Canada will be required to pay all withholding taxes payable in
respect of any distributions of income by the Fund.

The Fund also announced that Menu Foods GenPar Limited (the general partner of Menu Foods Limited
Partnership, a subsidiary of the Fund ("MFLP")) declared a distribution of 10.50 cents per unit to holders
of Class B Exchangeable Units in MFLP for the month of April 2005, payable on or before May 16, 2005 to
unitholders of record on April 29, 2005.

Menu is the leading North American private-label/contract manufacturer of wet pet food products sold by
supermarket retailers, mass merchandisers, pet specialty retailers and other retail and wholesale outlets.
Menu currently produces more than one billion containers per year.

Contact Information

  • Menu Foods GenPar Limited
    Mark Wiens
    Chief Financial Officer
    (905) 826-3870