Associated British Foods plc

Associated British Foods plc (ABF) is a British multinational food processing and retailing company whose headquarters are in London, England. Its ingredients division is the world’s second-largest producer of both sugar and baker’s yeast and a major producer of other ingredients including emulsifiers, enzymes and lactose.

Its grocery division is a major manufacturer of both branded and private label grocery products and includes the brands Mazola, Ovaltine, Ryvita, Jordans and Twinings.

Its retail division, Primark, has over 370 stores spread over 15,642,000 sq ft (1,453,200 m2) of selling space across several countries, predominantly Germany, Ireland, Spain, and the UK. ACH Food Companies is an American subsidiary.

Associated British Foods is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

Type:                     Public limited company

Traded as:           LSE: ABF

FTSE 100:             Component

Industry:              Food processing; Retail

Founded:            1935; 85 years ago

Headquarters:   London, England, UK

Products:             Food, ingredients

Services:              Retailing

Subsidiaries:       British Suga, Primark


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