ConAgra: Provides Statement on JANA Partners Investment

Omaha / NE. (caf) ConAgra Foods Inc., one of North America´s leading food companies, issued the following statement in regard to JANA Partners LLC´s investment in the company, which it learned of on June 17: ConAgra Foods´ Board of Directors and management team are committed to acting in the best interests of all shareholders, and we welcome shareholder engagement. We look forward to opening discussions with JANA Partners after the ConAgra Foods´ June 30 fourth-quarter earnings announcement, and discussing their views on shareholder value creation at ConAgra Foods. Additionally, the Board of Directors has amended the company´s by-laws to extend until July 8 the deadline for the submission by shareholders of nominees for election to the Board of Directors. This extension applies for the September 2015 annual meeting. Previously, the deadline was June 21.