Associated British Foods PLC (ABF)

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Company Description

Associated British Foods PLCwas incorporated in UnitedKingdom on October 20, 1934. The Company is a diversified international food,ingredients and retail group. It is engaged in the processing and manufacturingof food and textile retailing. The Company operates in five segments including Grocery,Sugar, Agriculture, Ingredients, and Retail. The Grocery segment manufactures groceryproducts, including hot beverages, sugar & sweeteners, vegetable oils,bread & baked goods, cereals, ethnic foods, herbs & spices, and meatproducts, which are sold to retail, wholesale and foodservice businesses. The Sugarsegment is engaged in growing and processing of sugar beet and sugar cane forsale to industrial users and to Silver Spoon. The Agriculture segment isengaged in manufacturing animal feeds and providing other products and servicesfor the agriculture sector. The Ingredients segment is engaged in manufacturingbakers' yeast, bakery ingredients, enzymes, lipids, yeast extracts and cereal specialties.The Retail segment is engaged in buying and merchandising value clothing andaccessories through retail chains. The Company has geographical operations in UnitedKingdom; Europe & Africa; The Americas; and Asia Pacific...

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