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

    TSX: SPB

    CALGARY, Aug. 6 /CNW/ -

    August 2009 Cash Dividend - $0.135 per share
    Superior Plus Corp. ("Superior Plus") today announced its cash dividend
for the month of August 2009 of $0.135 per share payable on September 15,
2009. The record date is August 31, 2009 and the ex-dividend date will be
August 27, 2009. The Corporation's annualized cash dividend rate is $1.62 per
share. This dividend is an eligible dividend for Canadian income tax purposes.

    Upcoming Release of 2009 Second Quarter Results and Conference Call
    The Corporation expects to release its 2009 second quarter results on
Thursday, August 6, 2009. A conference call and webcast for investors,
analysts, brokers and media representatives to discuss the 2009 second quarter
results is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. MST on Thursday, August 6, 2009. To
participate in the call, dial: 1-800-732-6179. A recording of the call will be
available for replay until midnight, September 6, 2009. To access the
recording, dial: 1-877-289-8525 and enter pass code: 21309903,  followed by
the pound key. Internet users can listen to the call live, or as an archived
call, on Superior's website at under the events calendar

    About Superior Plus
    Superior Plus is a diversified corporation 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.
    Superior Plus' shares and convertible debentures trade on the TSX as

     Symbol     Security                     Issued and Outstanding
    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

    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 Corporation's 2008 Annual Information Form under the heading
"Risk Factors", which is available on the SEDAR website ( 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

For further information:

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

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