Menu Foods Income Fund

Menu Foods Income Fund

May 13, 2005 12:11 ET

Menu Foods Income Fund Announces May 2005 Distribution

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 13, 2005) –

Attention Business/Financial Editors


Menu Foods Income Fund (TSX:MEW.UN)("Menu" or the "Fund") announced today its distribution of 9.00 cents per unit for the month of May 2005, payable on or before June 15, 2005 to unitholders of record on May 31, 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 2.00 cents per unit to holders of Class B Exchangeable Units in MFLP for the month of May 2005 to unitholders of record on May 31, 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