Hitt og þetta 26. júlí 2007

Numico: Indonesian Baby Food Subsidiary Sari Husada Successfully Privatised

Schiphol, 26 July 2007 - Royal Numico N.V. announces that its Indonesian Baby Food subsidiary PT Sari Husada Tbk. has now been successfully privatised. Following the successful delisting of Sari Husada in December 2006, the Indonesian Minister of Justice and Human Rights has now officially approved the privatisation of Sari Husada. Mr Gerrit Keyaerts, President Commissioner of Sari Husada, commented: "We are very happy with the speed at which we have been able to privatise Sari Husada. We are grateful for the support and understanding of our shareholders during the last years and we would like to thank the relevant regulatory bodies for their cooperation during the entire privatisation process. I would also like to express my gratitude to Sari Husada's Board of Directors who has played an instrumental role in this process and in fortifying the foundations of this great business over the last years." Royal Numico is a high-growth, high-margin specialised nutrition company with leading positions in Baby Food and Clinical Nutrition and brings products to the market under the brand names Nutricia, Milupa, Cow & Gate, Mellin and Dumex, among others. The company serves customers in over 100 countries and employs approx. 13,000 people (see also: www.numico.com). For any questions you might have, please contact: Royal Numico N.V. Corporate Communications tel. +31 20 456 9077 Royal Numico N.V. Investor Relations tel. +31 20 456 9003