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Fortune Brands Inc (FBI)


Friday 04 June, 2004

Fortune Brands Inc

Fortune Brands Live Webcast Advisor

Fortune Brands Inc

 Company Presentation at Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference on June 9th
                   to be Available Live on Internet

Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE:FO), today announced that the company's June 9th
presentation to the annual Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference will be available
live over the Internet.

The presentation by Fortune Brands chairman and CEO Norm Wesley will begin at
approximately 11:25 a.m. ET on Wednesday, June 9, 2004. To access the webcast,
go to 'Webcasts' in the Investor Relations section of the Fortune Brands web
site at It is recommended that listeners log on 10
minutes prior to the start of the presentation.

An internet replay of the presentation will be available at beginning the afternoon of June 9th.

Fortune Brands, Inc. is a $6 billion leading consumer brands company. Its
operating companies have premier brands and leading market positions in home and
hardware products, spirits and wine, golf equipment and office products. Home
and hardware brands include Moen faucets, Aristokraft, Schrock, Diamond and
Omega cabinets, Therma-Tru door systems, Master Lock padlocks and Waterloo tool
storage sold by units of Fortune Brands Home & Hardware, Inc. Major spirits and
wine brands sold by units of Jim Beam Brands Worldwide, Inc. include Jim Beam
and Knob Creek bourbons, DeKuyper cordials, The Dalmore single malt Scotch, Vox
vodka and Geyser Peak and Wild Horse wines. Acushnet Company's golf brands
include Titleist, Cobra and FootJoy. Office brands include Swingline, Wilson
Jones, Kensington and Day-Timer sold by units of ACCO World Corporation. Fortune
Brands, headquartered in Lincolnshire, Illinois, is traded on the New York Stock
Exchange under the ticker symbol FO and is included in the S&P 500 Index.

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CONTACT: Fortune Brands, Inc.
         Clarkson Hine (Media Relations), 847-484-4415       
         Tony Diaz (Investor Relations), 847-484-4410

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