Cloetta Fazer Interim report January-June 2008

SECOND QUARTER
* Net sales SEK M 738 (658)
* Operating profit SEK M -83 (33)
* Operating profit excluding goodwill impairment SEK M 7 (33)
* Operating margin excluding goodwill impairment 1,0% (4,9)
* Profit before tax SEK M -74 (39)
* Profit after tax SEK M -79 (28)
* Earnings per share, basic and diluted SEK -3:31 (1:11)

FIRST HALF
* Net sales SEK M 1.520 (1.398)
* Operating profit SEK M -36 (112)
* Operating profit excluding goodwill impairment SEK M 54 (112)
* Operating margin excluding goodwill impairment 3,5% (8,0)
* Profit before tax SEK M -19 (125)
* Profit after tax SEK M -39 (91)
* Earnings per share, basic and diluted SEK -1:66 (3:72)

For additional information contact:
Jesper Åberg, CEO and Managing Director, mobile +46 70-180 21 01 
Curt Petri, CFO and Deputy Managing Director, mobile +46 70-593 21 69
Website: www.cloettafazer.com

About Cloetta Fazer
Cloetta Fazer is the Nordic region's leading confectionery company, with a
market share of around 22 per cent. The company has production facilities in
Sweden and Finland. Cloetta Fazer's strength lies in its many popular brands,
such as Karl Fazer, Kexchoklad, Dumle, Geisha, Polly and Center. The average
number of employees is around 1,600 and annual sales amount to approximately SEK
3.3 billion.