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Ruddick Corporation (RDK)

12/27/2005 Proxy Information

Alan T. Dickson and R. Stuart Dickson are brothers, and Thomas W. Dickson is the son of R. Stuart Dickson and the nephew of Alan T. Dickson.

During fiscal 2005, Metro Marketing acted as a designated broker for Harris Teeter for various of its HT Trader® private label products and other specialty products. Metro Marketing, in its role as independent broker, performed various services on behalf of Harris Teeter including order placement, interface with manufacturers for product issues or product problems, marketing and retail support services and the development of new products. Third party manufacturers represented by Metro Marketing that provide these products to Harris Teeter are required to pay Metro Marketing a fee based upon the amount of product sold. Rush Dickson (the brother of Thomas W. Dickson and son of R. Stuart Dickson) is the owner of Metro Marketing. During fiscal year 2005, Harris Teeter purchased approximately $12,565,000 of product from manufacturers represented by Metro Marketing resulting in fees of approximately $294,000 paid to Metro Marketing.

John Dickson (the brother of Thomas W. Dickson and son of R. Stuart Dickson) is the Director of Property Development for Harris Teeter and was paid an aggregate salary, bonus and taxable perquisites of $125,400 during fiscal year 2005.

Effective May 1, 2002, Alan T. Dickson and R. Stuart Dickson (collectively, the “Retired Executives”) retired from the Company as executive officers, but retained their positions on the Board of Directors as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, respectively. At that time, the Retired Executives became eligible to receive retirement benefits earned during their employment with the Company. The targeted aggregate annual retirement benefit for each of the Retired Executives pursuant to the SERP, Pension Plan and Social Security was $241,573. In addition, beginning in January 2003 each of Alan T. Dickson and R. Stuart Dickson began to receive monthly payments for a fifteen-year period pursuant to, and in accordance with the terms of, an historical deferred compensation plan in the amounts of $26,315 and $19,899, respectively.

In addition, effective May 1, 2002, the Retired Executives each became entitled to certain additional benefits for so long as they continue in their capacities as Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee, including (i) the annual non-employee director fee, which was $24,000 during fiscal 2005, an additional annual fee in the amount of $30,000 for their respective chairmanships and a non-employee director fee for each Board of Directors or committee meeting attended, which was $1,500 during fiscal 2005, (ii) medical and dental insurance coverage that, when considered in combination with Medicare, is as comparable as reasonably possible to the medical and dental insurance provided to the Retired Executives by the Company prior to their retirement, (iii) life insurance coverage that, when considered in combination with the insurance provided to the Retired Executives by the Key Life Plan, Directors’ Term Insurance and the Senior Officers Insurance Program, is approximately equal to the face amount of coverage provided to the Retired Executives prior to their retirement ($2,625,000 for R. Stuart Dickson and $1,625,000 for Alan T. Dickson), (iv) accidental death and dismemberment plan insurance coverage, (v) use of the Company aircraft, facilities, office space, parking space to the extent such use does not interfere with normal use by the Company, and personal use of administrative support staff and (vi) payment of club dues and assessments for various organizations in which the Retired Executives hold memberships.

12/27/2004 Proxy Information

During fiscal 2004, Metro Marketing acted as a designated broker for Harris Teeter for various of its HT Trader private label products and other specialty products. Metro Marketing, in its role as independent broker, performed various services on behalf of Harris Teeter including order placement, interface with manufacturers for product issues or product problems, marketing and retail support services and the development of new products. Third party manufacturers represented by Metro Marketing that provide these products to Harris Teeter are required to pay Metro Marketing a fee based upon the amount of product sold. Rush Dickson (the brother of Thomas W. Dickson and son of R. Stuart Dickson) is the owner of Metro Marketing. During fiscal year 2004, Harris Teeter purchased approximately $6,360,000 of product from manufacturers represented by Metro Marketing resulting in fees of approximately $191,000 paid to Metro Marketing.

John Dickson (the brother of Thomas W. Dickson and son of R. Stuart Dickson) is the Director of Property Development for Harris Teeter and was paid an aggregate salary, bonus and taxable perquisites of $129,369 during fiscal year 2004.

Effective May 1, 2002, Alan T. Dickson and R. Stuart Dickson (collectively, the “Retired Executives”) retired from the Company as executive officers, but retained their positions on the Board of Directors as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, respectively. At that time, the Retired Executives became eligible to receive retirement benefits earned during their employment with the Company. The targeted aggregate annual retirement benefit for each of the Retired Executives pursuant to the SERP, Pension Plan and Social Security was $241,573. In addition, beginning in January 2003 each of Alan T. Dickson and R. Stuart Dickson began to receive monthly payments for a fifteen-year period pursuant to, and in accordance with the terms of, an historical deferred compensation plan in the amounts of $26,315 and $19,899, respectively.

In addition, effective May 1, 2002, the Retired Executives each became entitled to certain additional benefits for so long as they continue in their capacities as Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee, including (i) the annual non-employee director fee, which was $23,000 during fiscal 2004, an additional annual fee in the amount of $30,000 for their respective chairmanships and a non-employee director fee for each Board of Directors or committee meeting attended, which was $1,000 during fiscal 2004, (ii) medical and dental insurance coverage that, when considered in combination with Medicare, is as comparable as reasonably possible to the medical and dental insurance provided to the Retired Executives by the Company prior to their retirement, (iii) life insurance coverage that, when considered in combination with the insurance provided to the Retired Executives by the Key Life Plan, Directors’ Term Insurance and the Senior Officers Insurance Program, is approximately equal to the face amount of coverage provided to the Retired Executives prior to their retirement ($2,625,000 for R. Stuart Dickson and $1,625,000 for Alan T. Dickson), (iv) accidental death and dismemberment plan insurance coverage, (v) use of the Company aircraft, facilities, office space, administrative support and parking space to the extent such use does not interfere with normal use by the Company, and (vi) payment of club dues and assessments for various organizations in which the Retired Executives hold memberships.

Pursuant to the requirement discussed in (iii) above, during fiscal year 2004, in response to changes in the tax treatment of the Retired Executive’s then-existing insurance, the Company converted certain of the Retired Executives insurance policies into new policies under the Executive Bonus Insurance Plan. Pursuant to the conversions, the Retired Executives received compensation from the Company in the amount of $62,652 and $133,103 for Alan T. Dickson and R. Stuart Dickson, respectively, reflecting insurance premiums paid by the Company and reimbursement for income taxes incurred as a result of the conversion.

12/22/2003 Proxy Information

Alan T. Dickson and R. Stuart Dickson are brothers, and Thomas W. Dickson is the son of R. Stuart Dickson and the nephew of Alan T. Dickson.

During fiscal 2003, Metro Marketing acted as a designated broker for Harris Teeter for various of its HT Trader private label products and other specialty products. Metro Marketing, in its role as independent broker, performed various services on behalf of Harris Teeter including order placement, interface with manufacturers for product issues or product problems, marketing and retail support services and the development of new products. Third party manufacturers represented by Metro Marketing that provide these products to Harris Teeter are required to pay Metro Marketing a fee based upon the amount of product sold. Rush Dickson (the brother of Thomas W. Dickson and son of R. Stuart Dickson) acquired Metro Marketing on November 15, 2002. Prior to becoming the owner of Metro Marketing, Rush Dickson was an agent for Metro Marketing. During fiscal year 2003, Harris Teeter purchased approximately $9,200,000 million of product from manufacturers represented by Metro Marketing resulting in fees of approximately $331,000 paid to Metro Marketing.

Effective May 1, 2002, Alan T. Dickson and R. Stuart Dickson (collectively, the "Retired Executives") retired from the Company as executive officers, but retained their positions on the Board of Directors as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, respectively. At that time, the Retired Executives became eligible to receive retirement benefits earned during their employment with the Company. The targeted aggregate annual retirement benefit for each of the Retired Executives pursuant to the SERP, Pension Plan and Social Security was $241,573. In addition, beginning in January 2003 each of Alan T. Dickson and R. Stuart Dickson began to receive monthly payments for a fifteen-year period pursuant to, and in accordance with the terms of, an historical deferred compensation plan in the amounts of $26,315 and $19,899, respectively.

In addition, effective May 1, 2002, the Retired Executives each became entitled to certain additional benefits for so long as they continue in their capacities as Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee, including (i) the annual non-employee director fee, which is currently $22,000, an additional annual fee in the amount of $30,000 for their respective chairmanships and a non-employee director fee for each Board of Directors or committee meeting attended, which is currently $1,000, (ii) medical and dental insurance coverage that, when considered in combination with Medicare, is as comparable as reasonably possible to the medical and dental insurance provided to the Retired Executives by the Company prior to their retirement, (iii) life insurance coverage that, when considered in combination with the insurance provided to the Retired Executives by the Key Life Plan, Directors' Term Insurance and the Senior Officers Insurance Program, is approximately equal to the face amount of coverage provided to the Retired Executives prior to their retirement ($2,625,000 for R. Stuart Dickson and $1,625,000 for Alan T. Dickson), (iv) accidental death and dismemberment plan insurance coverage, (v) use of the Company aircraft, facilities, office space, administrative support and parking space to the extent such use does not interfere with normal use by the Company, and (vi) payment of club dues and assessments for various organizations in which the Retired Executives hold memberships.