Avian influenza announcement SOVEREIGN FOOD INVESTMENTS LIMITED Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa Registration Number: 1995/003990/06 JSE Code: SOV ISIN: ZAE000009221 (“Sovereign”) AVIAN INFLUENZA ANNOUNCEMENT Sovereign shareholders are hereby informed that Sovereign has detected avian influenza (“AI”) at a single layer house on a farm that forms part of Sovereign’s broader Uitenhage operations. The Hartbeespoort operations remain unaffected. Approximately 5 000 birds have been culled, which represent approximately 1% of Uitenhage’s production pipeline. Sovereign’s management is currently taking the appropriate steps and following the prescribed protocols to prevent AI from spreading to other farms. Port Elizabeth 14 September 2017 Sponsor One Capital Date: 14/09/2017 11:45:00 Produced by the JSE SENS Department. The SENS service is an information dissemination service administered by the JSE Limited ('JSE'). The JSE does not, whether expressly, tacitly or implicitly, represent, warrant or in any way guarantee the truth, accuracy or completeness of the information published on SENS. The JSE, their officers, employees and agents accept no liability for (or in respect of) any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage of any kind or nature, howsoever arising, from the use of SENS or the use of, or reliance on, information disseminated through SENS.