Associated British Foods plc is a British multinational food processing and retailing company whose headquarters are in London, United Kingdom. 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 315 stores across Austria, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the UK.
Associated British Foods is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

London, GB
Size (employees)
132,590 (est)+3%
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

Lord Jay

Lord Jay

Timothy Clark

Timothy Clark

Javier Ferrán

Javier Ferrán

Emma Adamo

Emma Adamo

John Bason

John Bason

Finance Director

Associated British Foods Office Locations

Associated British Foods has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
No. 293262 at Weston Centre, 10 Grosvenor Street
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Associated British Foods Financials and Metrics

Associated British Foods Financials

Associated British Foods's revenue was reported to be £15.36 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

15.4 b

Net income (FY, 2017)

1.2 b

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

1.9 b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

1.3 b

Cash (16-Sep-2017)

1.6 b
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


12.3 b13.3 b12.9 b12.8 b13.4 b15.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

11.4 b12.2 b11.9 b11.9 b12.3 b14 b


1.5 b1.7 b1.6 b1.4 b1.6 b1.9 b
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


391 m362 m519 m702 m555 m1.6 b

Accounts Receivable

999 m1.1 b1 b910 m1 b1 b


1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.8 b2 b2.1 b

Current Assets

3.3 b3.4 b3.6 b3.8 b4.4 b5.2 b
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

583 m634 m783 m524 m821 m1.2 b

Cash From Operating Activities

1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b1.2 b1.3 b1.6 b

Dividends Paid

200 m232 m256 m271 m279 m299 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(562 m)(658 m)(580 m)(440 m)(719 m)(335 m)
GBPY, 2017


117.4 k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Associated British Foods Operating Metrics

Associated British Foods's Stores was reported to be 329 in H1, 2017.
H1, 2014FY, 2014H1, 2015FY, 2015H1, 2016FY, 2016H1, 2017


47 48 50


269 278 287 293 299 315 329

Sugar Produced, tonnes

3.60 m3.50 m2.86 m
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Associated British Foods Revenue Breakdown

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Associated British Foods revenue breakdown by business segment: 44.4% from Retail, 9.7% from Ingredients, 8.1% from Agriculture, 13.4% from Sugar and 24.4% from Grocery

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Associated British Foods Online and Social Media Presence

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Associated British Foods News and Updates

Organic Yeast 2017 Global Market Key Players – Lallemand, Lesaffre, Associated British Foods PLC – Analysis and Forecast to 2022 adds “Global Organic Yeast Market Professional Survey Report 2017 ” reports to its Database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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