Associated British Foods plc processes and manufactures food products worldwide. The company is a subsidiary of Wittington Investments Limited. Segments The company operates through five segments: Grocery, Sugar, Agriculture, Ingredients, and Retail. Grocery segment: Grocery segment engages in the manufacture of grocery products, including hot beverages, sugar, and sweeteners; vegetable oils; bread, baked goods, and cereals; ethnic foods; herbs and spices; and meat and dairy products that are sold to retail, wholesale and foodservice businesses. Sugar segment: Sugar segment engages in the growing and processing of sugar beet and sugar cane for sale to industrial users and to Silver Spoon, which is included in the Grocery segment. Agriculture segment: Agriculture segment engages in the manufacture of animal feeds and the provision of other products for the agriculture sector. The company sells animal feeds to farmers and purchases grain from them. It has facilities in the U.K. and China and markets products in 40 countries worldwide. Ingredients segment: Ingredients segment engages in the manufacture of bakers’ yeast, bakery ingredients, speciality proteins, enzymes, lipids, and yeast extracts. Retail segment: Retail segment engages in buying and merchandising value clothing and accessories through the Primark and Penneys retail chains. It operates stores in the U.K., Republic of Ireland, Spain, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Germany. Markets The company operates in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific. History Associated British Foods plc was incorporated in 1935.
associated british foods plc
10 Grosvenor Street
London, W1K 4QY
Phone: 44 20 7399 6500
Fax: 44 20 7399 6580www.abf.co.uk
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