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February 8, 2021 at 4:15 PM EST

Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV), announced today that the Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of seventy-seven cents ($0.77) per share on the common shares of the Company, payable May 3, 2021, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on April 12, 2021.  

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, is a global agri-products supplier, operating in over 30 countries on five continents, that sources, processes, and supplies leaf tobacco and plant-based ingredients.  Tobacco has been the Company's principal focus since its founding in 1918, and Universal is the leading global leaf tobacco supplier. Through the Company's plant-based ingredients platform, it provides high-quality, specialty vegetable- and fruit-based ingredients to food and beverage end markets.  Universal has been finding innovative solutions to serve its customers and meet their agri-product needs for more than 100 years.  The Company's revenues for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, were $1.9 billion.  Visit universalcorp.com for more information on Universal Corporation and the latest Company news.

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