Associated British Foods is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group. Its ingredients division is the producer of sugar and baker's yeast as well as other ingredients including emulsifiers, enzymes and lactose. Its grocery division is a manufacturer of both branded and private label grocery products and includes the brands Mazola, Ovaltine, Ryvita, Jordans and Twinings. Its retail division, Primark, is a clothing and accessories retailer.

TypePublic
HQLondon, GB
Founded1935
Size (employees)133,000 (est)
Websiteabf.co.uk
Associated British Foods was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Associated British Foods

Michael McLintock

Michael McLintock

Chairman
George Weston

George Weston

Chief Executive
John Bason

John Bason

Finance Director
Emma Adamo

Emma Adamo

Non-Executive Director
Ruth Cairnie

Ruth Cairnie

Independent Non-Executive Director
Javier Ferrán

Javier Ferrán

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Associated British Foods Office Locations

Associated British Foods has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
10 Grosvenor St
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Associated British Foods Financials and Metrics

Associated British Foods Revenue

Associated British Foods's revenue was reported to be £15.36 b in FY, 2017 which is a 14.6% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2018)

7.4b

Net income (H1, 2018)

491.0m

EBIT (H1, 2018)

618.0m

Cash (3-Mar-2018)

887.0m
Annual
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2017

Revenue

5.7b5.2b4.2b4.3b15.4b

Revenue growth, %

15%

Cost of goods sold

4.4b3.9b3.2b11.8b

Gross profit

1.3b1.3b1.0b3.6b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018

Revenue

7.4b

EBIT

618.0m

EBIT margin, %

8%

Interest expense

25.0m
Annual
GBPFY, 2017

Cash

1.6b

Accounts Receivable

1.0b

Prepaid Expenses

177.0m

Inventories

2.1b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018

Cash

887.0m

Inventories

2.3b

Current Assets

4.7b

PP&E

5.6b
Annual
GBPFY, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

571.0m

Inventories

(40.0m)

Accounts Payable

168.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.6b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018

Depreciation and Amortization

261.0m

Inventories

(128.0m)

Accounts Payable

(284.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

325.0m
GBPY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

55.8k

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Associated British Foods Operating Metrics

Associated British Foods's Stores was reported to be 352 in H1, 2018.
H1, 2014FY, 2014H1, 2015FY, 2015H1, 2016FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018

Countries

47 48 50 50

Plants

31 29 24 24

Stores

269 278 287 293 299 315 329 345 352

Sugar Produced, tonnes

3.60 m3.50 m2.86 m
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Associated British Foods Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
LittlewoodsJuly 01, 2005

Associated British Foods Revenue Breakdown

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Associated British Foods revenue breakdown by business segment: 46.1% from Retail, 9.8% from Ingredients, 7.9% from Agriculture, 14.2% from Sugar and 22.1% from Grocery

Associated British Foods revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.4% from Asia Pacific, 38.3% from Europe & Africa, 10.0% from The Americas and 37.3% from United Kingdom

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Associated British Foods News and Updates

Flour 2018 Global Market Key Players – Archer Daniels Midland Company, Ardent Mills, General Mills, Cargill, Associated British Foods (ABF – Analysis and Forecast to 2023

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Baked Food & Cereals Global Market 2018: Key Players – Associated British Foods, Barilla Group, Grupo Bimbo, General Mills, Yamazaki Baking

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Vegetable Oils 2018 Global Market Key Players – Associated British Foods, Bunge, CHS, Cargill, Wilmar, ACH, Adams Group – Analysis and Forecast to 2025

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