Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

Darling International Inc. (DAR)

4/10/2006 Proxy Information

On December 31, 2003, the Company issued senior subordinated notes in the amount of $35,000,000 to SOF Investments, L.P. and two of its affiliates. According to its public filings, SOF Investments, L.P. owns 14.4% of the shares of our common stock. SOF Investments, L.P. purchased $27,500,000 in principal amount of these notes. The notes mature on December 31, 2009. Interest accrues on the outstanding principal balance of the notes at an annual rate of 12%, payable quarterly in arrears.