Associated British Foods Plc

Overview

Associated British Foods plc (ABF) is a diversified food processing and retail group. The company's major businesses include sugar, ingredients, grocery, agriculture and retail. It also offers hot beverages, sugar and sweeteners, vegetable oils, bread and baked goods, cereals, herbs and spices, ethnic foods and meat products. ABF also processes sugar beet and sugar cane for sale to industrial users. The group manufactures animal feeds and other related products and services for the agriculture sector, and bakers’ yeast, bakery ingredients, enzymes, lipids, yeast extracts and cereal specialties. ABF serves diverse industries including agriculture, pharmaceutical, retail and food. The company operates across Europe, Southern Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Australia. ABF is headquartered in London, the UK.
Key Stats
Address
Mayfair, 10 Grosvenor Street, LONDON, W1K 4QY, United Kingdom
Headquarters

United Kingdom

Contact

44 20 73996500

Website
www.abf.co.uk
No of Employees

133,425

Industry

Consumer Packaged Goods

Ticker Symbol & Exchange​

ABF [LON]

Revenue (2020)

$17,875 m

-11.5% (2020 vs 2019)
Net Income (2020)

$584 m

-47.9% (2020 vs 2019)
Net Profit Margin

3 %

-41.3% (2020 vs 2019)
Market Cap *

$21,132 m

EPS *

$0.7

  *Note: Ratios based on the share price as of 8-September-2021, in absolute numbers and US$.

Peer Comparison

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Key Information
Headquarters United Kingdom Switzerland France United States of America
Headquarter City LONDON VEVEY PARIS BATTLE CREEK
Headquarter State/Province - - - Michigan
No. of Employees 133,425 273,000 101,911 31,000
Entity Type Public Public Public Public

Products & Services

ABF is a diversified international food, ingredients, and retail group. The company’s major products and brands include the following:

Products
  • Grocery:
  • Hot Beverages
  • Sugar and Sweeteners
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Brands
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Key Financial Charts
Sales Growth
Operating Margin
Net Income Growth
EPS (Earnings per Share)
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Return on Assets

Employees

Name Position Board Since Age Biography
Michael McLintock Chairman Executive Board 2018 60 Mr. Michael McLintock has been the Chairman of the company since April 2018. He has been the director at the...
George Weston Chief Executive Officer; Director Executive Board 2005 57 Mr. George Weston has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of the company since 2005. He has been a...
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History

Year Event Description
2019 Plans/Strategy In June, ABF announced its plans to form a 50:50 joint venture with YIHAI Kerry…
2017 Acquisitions/Mergers/Takeovers In September, the company acquired Italian vinegar producer, Acetum.
2017 Acquisitions/Mergers/Takeovers In January, the AB Mauri acquired Speciality Blending Co, LLC, a manufacturer of bread and…
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Locations


Speedibake Ltd

Address

Weston Centre, 10 Grosvenor Street, London
United Kingdom

Telephone

44 1274 471000

Website

www.speedibake.co.uk
Cereform Limited

Address

Barn Way, Lodge Farm Industrial Estate, Northampton
United Kingdom

Telephone

44 1604 755522

Website

www.cereform.co.uk
W. Jordan & Son (Silo) Limited

Address

Holme Mills, Biggleswade
United Kingdom

Telephone

44 17 6731 8222

SPI Pharma SAS

Address

Chemin Du VallonDu Maire, Septemes Les Vallons
France

Telephone

33 4 91963610

Nueva Comercial Azucarera S.A.

Address

Avda Manoteras, 46, Madrid
Spain

Telephone

34 9021014 20

Website

www.azucarera.es
Ab Food And Beverages Philippines, Inc.

Address

2Nd Floor, Valiant Building, 86 E. Rodriguez Jr. Avenue, Ugong Norte, Quezon
Philippines

Telephone

63 2 6382660

FOOD INVESTMENTS PTY. LIMITED

Address

L 1 Tower B 799, Pacific Highway, Chatswood
Australia

Telephone

61 2 94151411

AB Mauri UK Ltd

Address

1 Samson Place, London Road, Hampton, Peterborough
United Kingdom

Telephone

44 1733 871500

Website

www.abmauri.com

Deals

Number of Deals
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Latest Deals

Announced Date Headline Deal Type Acquirers / Investors / Surviving Entity Issuer / partner / Target
03 Jun 2019 Associated British Foods to form Joint Venture with Yihai Kerry Partnership Associated British Foods Plc; Yihai Kerry (Wuhan) Oils & Grains Industrial Co.,Ltd.
19 Apr 2017 Associated British Foods Acquires High5 and Reflex Nutrition Acquisition Associated British Foods Plc Reflex Nutrition Limited; High5, Ltd.
13 Sep 2016 B&G Foods May Acquire ACH Food Companies from Associated British Foods Acquisition B&G Foods Inc ACH Food Companies Inc
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