Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

               Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 31, 2013

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV)
will webcast its conference call on February 5, 2013, following the release of
its results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013 after market close on
that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and will
be hosted by Candace C. Formacek, Vice President and Treasurer.

A live webcast of the conference call will be available online on a
listen-only basis at www.universalcorp.com. A replay of the webcast
conference call will be available at that site until May 5, 2013. A taped
replay of the call will also be available from 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time on
February 5th until February 19, 2013, at (855) 859-2056. The telephone replay
identification number is 96220109.

All remarks made during the conference call will be current at the time of the
call, and the language of the call 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
use of any comments made by Universal employees or other participants during
the call will be restricted for background use only and not for attribution.
The contents of the presentation are the property of Universal Corporation,
protected by copyright law, and may not be reproduced in any form without the
written permission of Universal Corporation. Rebroadcast of the copyrighted
call or any portion thereof is prohibited.

Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Universal Corporation is the leading
global leaf tobacco supplier and conducts business in more than 30 countries.
Its revenues for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, were $2.4 billion. For
more information on Universal Corporation, visit its web site at

SOURCE Universal Corporation

Website: http://www.universalcorp.com
Contact: Candace C. Formacek, +1-804-359-9311, +1-804-254-3584 (fax),
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