This excerpt taken from the GIS 10-K filed Jul 26, 2007.
SIGNED ON SEPTEMBER 9, 1977
Between the undersigned:
SOCIETE DE DEVELOPPEMENTS ET DINNOVATIONS DES MARCHES AGRICOLES ET ALIMENTAIRES SODIMA - Union de Coopératives Agricoles, an Union of Agricultural Cooperatives organized under French law, with variable capital, registered under n° 1 274 N, with its registered offices at 170 bis, boulevard du Montparnasse, 75014 PARIS FRANCE, represented by Mr Raymond COCHET
SODIMA International S.A., a Joint-Stock Company governed by the articles 118 to 150 of the french Commercial Company Law, with a capital of 250.000 FF - RCS PARIS B 332 390 145, with its registered offices at 170 bis, boulevard du Montparnasse, 75014 PARIS - FRANCE, represented by Mr Bernard GAUD
on the one hand,
GENERAL MILLS INC. with its registered offices at 9200 Wayzata Boulevard - MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA U.S.A.
represented by Mr Steve ROTHSCHILD
on the other hand.
SODIMA Union and GENERAL MILLS have entered on September 9, 1977 a YOPLAIT Manufacturing and Distribution License Agreement for [***] Products within the Territory of the U.S.A.
SODIMA Union created a subsidiary of its, SODIMA International to take over the international part of its business and transferred to it the rights to use its foreign-registered trademarks and to resume the rights and obligations deriving from the Franchise agreements.
GENERAL MILLS, on the other side, would be interested in exportations of [***] Products, under the Trademark YOPLAIT, to Puerto Rico.
Now the Parties agreed upon the following: