Corus Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Corus Group PLC
20 December 2004

20 December 2004

Corus Group (the "Company")

This notification relates to the ordinary shares of the Company (the "shares")
and is given in fulfilment of the obligations imposed under Section 198 of the
Companies Act 1985 (the "Act").

Corus Group received notification on 17 December 2004 that, on 14 December 2004,
the CSFB Group of companies (as defined below) held the following interests in
the issued share capital of the Company:

1. Credit Suisse First Boston International ("CSFBi"): 194,974 shares.

2. Credit Suisse First Boston (Europe) Limited ("CSFBEL"): 66,534,368 shares.

3. In addition, CSFBEL has an interest in 532,438,886 shares under section 208
(5) of the Act by virtue of the right to re-delivery of equivalent securities
under stock lending arrangements. Credit Suisse First Boston ("CSFB") also has
an interest in 401,200,000 of these shares under section 208(5) of the Act, as
CSFBEL borrowed the 401,200,000 shares from CSFB.

4. Credit Suisse First Boston LLC ("CSFBLLC"): 31,000 shares

The CSFB Group of Companies held a total interest of 599,199,228 shares
(532,438,886 shares by virtue of stock lending arrangements), being equivalent
to approximately 13.5% of the issued share capital of the Company (based on the
number of shares in issue being 4,436,388,357).

CSFBi, CSFBEL, CSFB and CSFBLLC are members of the Credit Suisse First Boston
group of companies ("CSFB Group"). Those group companies which are direct or
indirect holding companies of CSFBi CSFBEL, CSFB and CSFBLLC are, under the
terms of section 203 of the Act, each interested by attribution in any shares in
which CSFBi, CSFBEL, CSFB and CSFBLLC are interested.

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