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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
Founded1935
HQLondon, GB
Websiteabf.co.uk
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)133,000
Revenue (FY, 2018)£15.6 B(+2%)
Share Price (Oct 2021)£18.2
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Associated British Foods

Michael McLintock

Michael McLintock

Chairman
John Bason

John Bason

Finance Director
George Weston

George Weston

Chief Executive
Emma Adamo

Emma Adamo

Board Member, Assoc British Foods PLC
Ruth Cairnie

Ruth Cairnie

Independent Non-Executive Director
Graham Allan

Graham Allan

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 £15.57 b in FY, 2018 which is a 1.4% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

15.6b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

1.4%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

1.3b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

8.2%

Net income (FY, 2018)

1.0b

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

1.9b

EBIT (FY, 2018)

1.3b

Market capitalization (15-Oct-2021)

14.4b

Closing stock price (15-Oct-2021)

18.2

Cash (15-Sept-2018)

1.4b

EV

13.4b
Associated British Foods's current market capitalization is £14.4 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

13.4b15.4b15.6b

Revenue growth, %

5%15%1%

Cost of goods sold

11.8b14.3b

Gross profit

3.6b1.3b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018

Revenue

7.4b

EBIT

618.0m

EBIT margin, %

8%

Interest expense

25.0m
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

1.6b1.4b

Accounts Receivable

1.0b1.1b

Prepaid Expenses

177.0m

Inventories

2.1b2.2b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018

Cash

887.0m

Inventories

2.3b

Current Assets

4.7b

PP&E

5.6b
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

1.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

571.0m

Inventories

(40.0m)

Accounts Payable

168.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018

Depreciation and Amortization

261.0m

Inventories

(128.0m)

Accounts Payable

(284.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

325.0m
GBPFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

108.0k
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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

47485050

Plants

31292424

Stores

269278287293299315329345352

Sugar Produced, tonnes

3.6 m3.5 m2.86 m
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Associated British Foods Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
LittlewoodsJuly 01, 2005

Associated British Foods Revenue Breakdown

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

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

Associated British Foods Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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Associated British Foods Online and Social Media Presence

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Associated British Foods News and Updates

United Kingdom Gift Card and Incentive Card Market Report 2021 Featuring Tesco, Next, Sainsbury, Wal-Mart, TJX Cos, Morrisons, Amazon & Associated British Foods

DUBLIN, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The "United Kingdom Gift Card and Incentive Card Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics (Databook) - Market Size and Forecast (2016-2025) - Q2 2021 Update" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. According to the Q2 2021...

Tea Market Witnesses Emergence of Associated British Foods Plc & Barrys Tea as Key Market Contributors| $16.20 Bn Growth Expected During 2021-2025

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know the tea market size is expected to reach a value of $ 16.20 bn during 2021-2025? The "tea market segmented by Product (Black tea, Green tea, and Others) and Geography (APAC, Europe, North America, South America, and MEA) - Forecast and...

Worldwide Enzymes Industry to 2027 - Players Include BASF, Associated British Foods and Novozymes Among Others

Dublin, May 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Enzymes Market By Source, By Type, By Reaction Type, By Application, By Regional Outlook, Industry Analysis Report and Forecast, 2021 - 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Enzymes Market size is expected …

Associated British Foods confirms dividend after ‘record’ Primark sales

The parent company of fashion retailer Primark has announced an interim dividend for shareholders following ‘record’ performance. Associated British Foods, which unveiled its interim results for the 24 weeks ending February 27 today, has confirmed an interim dividend of 6.2 pence per share. Despite …

European Discount Retail Market Size, Trends & Forecasts Report 2021-2025 Featuring Associated British Foods (Primark), B&M European Value Retail, Dunelm & H&M Hennes & Mauritz

Dublin, March 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "European Discount Retail Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2021-2025 Edition)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

$ 116.14 Billion Growth in Global Bakery Market 2020-2024 | Featuring Key Vendors Including Associated British Foods Plc, Britannia Industries Ltd., and Campbell Soup Co. | Technavio

NEW YORK, March 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The bakery market is expected to grow by USD 116.14 billion during 2020-2024, according to Technavio. The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the bakery market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic...
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Associated British Foods Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Associated British Foods founded?

    Associated British Foods was founded in 1935.

  • Who are Associated British Foods key executives?

    Associated British Foods's key executives are Michael McLintock, John Bason and George Weston.

  • How many employees does Associated British Foods have?

    Associated British Foods has 133,000 employees.

  • What is Associated British Foods revenue?

    Latest Associated British Foods annual revenue is £15.6 b.

  • What is Associated British Foods revenue per employee?

    Latest Associated British Foods revenue per employee is £117.1 k.

  • Who are Associated British Foods competitors?

    Competitors of Associated British Foods include Sainsbury's, Weis Markets and Uhrenholt.

  • Where is Associated British Foods headquarters?

    Associated British Foods headquarters is located at 10 Grosvenor St, London.

  • Where are Associated British Foods offices?

    Associated British Foods has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Associated British Foods have?

    Associated British Foods has 1 office.