Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from Universal Corporation

    RICHMOND, Va., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Universal
 Corporation (NYSE:   UVV) will webcast its conference call on May 4, 2001,
 following the release of third quarter financial results on the preceding
 evening.  The call will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern Time and will be hosted by
 Karen M. L. Whelan, Vice President and Treasurer.
     A live webcast of the conference call will be available online on a
 listen-only basis at http://www.universalcorp.com .  A replay of the webcast
 conference call will be available at that site for seven days.  A taped replay
 of the call will also be available for seven days beginning 11:30 a.m. Eastern
 Time on May 4 at 888-203-1112 or 719-457-0820.  The conference replay pass
 code is 414443.
     All remarks made during the conference call will be current at the time of
 the call and will not be updated to reflect subsequent material developments.
     While news media representatives will not be able to ask questions during
 the webcast, they are welcome to monitor the remarks on a listen-only basis.
 The media's use of any comments made by Universal employees during the call
 will be restricted for background use only and not for attribution.
 Rebroadcast of the copyrighted call or any portion thereof is prohibited.
 
     Universal Corporation is a diversified company with operations in tobacco,
 lumber, and agri-products.  Universal Corporation's gross revenues for the
 fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2000, were approximately $3.4 billion.  For
 more information on Universal Corporation, visit its web site at
 http://www.universalcorp.com .
 
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    RICHMOND, Va., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Universal
 Corporation (NYSE:   UVV) will webcast its conference call on May 4, 2001,
 following the release of third quarter financial results on the preceding
 evening.  The call will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern Time and will be hosted by
 Karen M. L. Whelan, Vice President and Treasurer.
     A live webcast of the conference call will be available online on a
 listen-only basis at http://www.universalcorp.com .  A replay of the webcast
 conference call will be available at that site for seven days.  A taped replay
 of the call will also be available for seven days beginning 11:30 a.m. Eastern
 Time on May 4 at 888-203-1112 or 719-457-0820.  The conference replay pass
 code is 414443.
     All remarks made during the conference call will be current at the time of
 the call and will not be updated to reflect subsequent material developments.
     While news media representatives will not be able to ask questions during
 the webcast, they are welcome to monitor the remarks on a listen-only basis.
 The media's use of any comments made by Universal employees during the call
 will be restricted for background use only and not for attribution.
 Rebroadcast of the copyrighted call or any portion thereof is prohibited.
 
     Universal Corporation is a diversified company with operations in tobacco,
 lumber, and agri-products.  Universal Corporation's gross revenues for the
 fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2000, were approximately $3.4 billion.  For
 more information on Universal Corporation, visit its web site at
 http://www.universalcorp.com .
 
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