Superior Plus Corp. - February 2009 Cash Dividend and Upcoming Events



    
    February 2009 Cash Dividend - $0.135 per share
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    TSX: SPB
    

    CALGARY, Feb. 5 /CNW/ - Superior Plus Corp. (the "Corporation" or
"Superior Plus") today announced its cash dividend for the month of February
2009 of $0.135 per share payable on March 13, 2009. The record date is
February 28, 2009 and the ex-dividend date will be February 25, 2009. The
Corporation's annualized cash dividend rate is $1.62 per share. This dividend
is an eligible dividend for Canadian income tax purposes.
    The final tax components for distributions declared for the year 2008 are
as follows:

    
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                                                                       Total
                                           Other  Return of           Distri-
    Record Date        Payment Date       Income   Capital  Dividend  bution
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    January 31, 2008   February 15, 2008    0.13        -       -       0.13
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    February 29, 2008  March 14, 2008       0.13        -       -       0.13
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    March 31, 2008     April 15, 2008      0.135        -       -      0.135
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    April 30, 2008     May 15, 2008        0.135        -       -      0.135
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    May 31, 2008       June 13, 2008       0.135        -       -      0.135
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    June 30, 2008      July 15, 2008       0.135        -       -      0.135
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    July 31, 2008      August 15, 2008     0.135        -       -      0.135
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    August 31, 2008    September 15, 2008  0.135        -       -      0.135
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    September 30, 2008 October 15, 2008    0.135        -       -      0.135
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    October 31, 2008   November 14, 2008   0.135        -       -      0.135
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    November 30, 2008  December 15, 2008   0.135        -       -      0.135
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    December 31, 2008  January 15, 2009    0.135        -       -      0.135
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    2008 Total                             $1.61        -       -      $1.61
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    2008 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results and Conference Call
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    The Corporation expects to release its 2008 fourth quarter and year-end
results on Wednesday, February 18, 2009. A conference call and webcast for
investors, analysts, brokers and media representatives to discuss the 2008
Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. EST (1:00 p.m.
MST) on Wednesday, February 18, 2009. To participate in the call, dial:
1-800-732-9303. An archived recording of the call will be available for replay
until midnight, Wednesday, March 18, 2009. To access the recording, dial:
1-877-289-8525 and enter pass code 21295920 followed by the number sign key.
Internet users can listen to the call live, or as an archived call, on
Superior's website at: www.superiorplus.com under the Investors section.

    
    Annual Meeting of Shareholders
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    The Corporation's Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held in the
Strand/Tivoli Room of The Metropolitan Centre, 333 - 4th Avenue SW, Calgary,
Alberta on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. MST.

    About the Corporation
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    Superior Plus is a diversified corporation. The Corporation holds 100% of
Superior Plus LP, a limited partnership formed between Superior General
Partner Inc., as general partner and the Corporation as limited partner.
Superior Plus is focused on stability of dividends with value growth and has
four Canadian based operating businesses: Superior Propane is Canada's largest
distributor of propane and related products and services; ERCO Worldwide is a
leading supplier of chemicals and technology to the pulp and paper industries
and a regional Midwest supplier of chloralkali and potassium products; Winroc
is a leading distributor of walls and ceilings construction products in North
America; and Superior Energy Management provides fixed-price natural gas
supply services in Ontario, Quebec, and British Columbia along with
fixed-price electricity supply services in Ontario.
    The Corporation's shares and convertible debentures trade on the TSX as
follows:

    
    Trading
    Symbol       Security                     Issued and Outstanding
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    SPB          Shares                         88.4 million
    SPB.db.b     5.75% Debentures, Series 1   $174.9 million principal amount
    SPB.db.c     5.85% Debentures, Series 1   $ 75.0 million principal amount
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    Forward Looking Information

    Certain information included in this Press Release is forward-looking,
within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. Much of this
information can be identified by looking for words such as "believe",
"expects", "expected", "will", "intends", "projects", "anticipates",
"estimates", "continues" or similar words. Forward-looking information in this
Press Release includes but is not limited to, assumptions concerning the
future payment of dividends and the treatment of shareholders under tax laws.
Superior believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking
information are reasonable but no assurance can be given that these
expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking statements
should not be unduly relied upon.
    Forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and
involves a number of risks and uncertainties some of which are described
herein. Such forward-looking information necessarily involves known and
unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause Superior's actual results to
differ materially from any projections of future results expressed or implied
by such forward-looking information. These risks and uncertainties include but
are not limited to the inability of Superior to meet the liquidity tests set
forth in the Canada Business Corporations Act with respect to the payment of
dividends and future changes to applicable tax laws and the other risks
identified in the Fund's 2007 Annual Information Form under the heading "Risk
Factors", which is available on the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com). Any
forward-looking information is made as of the date hereof and, except as
required by law, Superior does not undertake any obligation to publicly update
or revise such information to reflect new information, subsequent or
otherwise.





For further information:

For further information: about Superior Plus, please visit our website
at: www.superiorplus.com or contact: A. Scott Daniel, Vice-President,
Treasurer and Investor Relations, Tel: (403) 218-2953, Fax: (403) 218-2973,
E-mail: sdaniel@superiorplus.com, Toll Free: 1-866-490-PLUS (7587)

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