04 Oct 2011
Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR

Regulatory Release to Irish Stock Exchange

Zurich / Switzerland, 4 October 2011
In conformity with Rule 13.1 of the (Irish) Interim Transparency Rules of the (Irish) Financial Regulator, ARYZTA advises that:-
The total number of registered shares of nominal value CHF0.02 each in issue as of the date of this notice is 85,044,795. Consequent on the vesting of awards under the ARYZTA long-term incentive plan, ARYZTA has released 975,000 registered shares from Treasury and ARYZTA now holds 1,259,359 shares in Treasury. Therefore, the total number of voting rights is 83,785,436.
The above figure of 83,785,436 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the (Irish) Transparency (Directive 2004/109/EC) Regulations 2007 and the (Irish) Interim Transparency Rules.
This announcement is made by ARYZTA arising from the requirements of its secondary listing on the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE).