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Viterra Announces Normal Course Semi-Annual Dividend

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Viterra Announces Normal Course Semi-Annual Dividend08:00 EDT Tuesday, June 12, 2012CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 12, 2012) - Viterra Inc. ("Viterra") (TSX:VT) (ASX:VTA) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared the second semi-annual cash dividend for the year of seven and a half cents per share (C$0.075), payable July 26, 2012 to shareholders of record on July 6, 2012.The dividend payment applies to holders of Viterra common shares, which trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol VT, and to holders of its CHESS depositary interests (CDIs), which trade on the Australian Securities Exchange under the symbol VTA. Each CDI confers a beneficial interest in one common share. Therefore, CDI holders are entitled to a dividend calculated on the same basis as the holders of Viterra's common shares.Payments to Canadian shareholders will be made in Canadian dollars, while payments to non-resident shareholders will be made in U.S. dollars at the Bank of Canada noon rate (Eastern Daylight Time) prevailing on the record date. For CDI holders, payments will be made in Australian dollars at the Bank of Canada noon rate (Eastern Daylight Time) prevailing on the record date. Shareholders are advised that the dividend is an eligible dividend for Canadian income tax purposes.About ViterraViterra provides premium quality ingredients to leading global food manufacturers. Headquartered in Canada, the global agri-business has operations across Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand and China, as well as a growing international presence that extends to offices in Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, Switzerland, Italy, Ukraine, Germany, Spain and India. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, Viterra operates three distinct business segments: Grain Handling and Marketing, Agri-products and Processing. Viterra's expertise, close relationships with producers and superior logistical assets allows Viterra to consistently meet the needs of the most discerning end-use customers, helping to fulfill nutritional needs of people around the world.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Holly GibneyViterra Inc. - Media Inquiries:Manager, Media Relations+1 403 817-1088holly.gibney@viterra.comORLavonne Zdunich, CAViterra Inc. - Investor Inquiries:Director, Investor Relations+1 403 718-6254lavonne.zdunich@viterra.comwww.viterra.com