Agrilink (Pro-Fac Cooperative – Nasdaq: PFACP), an agricultural marketing cooperative based in Rochester, New York, yesterday announced a $.43 per share dividend, payable on October 31, 2001, to shareholders of record of its Class A cumulative preferred stock on October 22, 2001.

Agrilink consists of more than 600 member/growers who process fruits, vegetables and popcorn through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Agrilink Foods. Agrilink Foods is a $1.3 billion dollar national food company which processes and markets a variety of product lines of branded, private label and food service products in 30 facilities located throughout the United States and in Mexico. Included in Agrilink’s portfolio are the Birds Eye, Veg-All, McKenzie, Comstock and Wilderness brands.