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ABF at a glance

Who we are

Associated British Foods is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with sales of £13.9bn, 128,000 employees and operations in 53 countries across Europe, Africa, the Americas, Asia and Australia. Our purpose is to provide safe, nutritious, affordable food, and clothing that is great value for money. With the breadth of our business, our brands and global reach, ABF aims to consistently deliver value to its stakeholders.



Our global presence 

  

128,000

employees worldwide

Operating in

53

countries

Customers in

100+

countries


ABF in numbers - 2021

Our financial performance comes from the strength of our brands, the diversity of our products and markets, our geographic spread, conservative financing and an organisation design that permits fast and flexible decision-taking.

£13.9bn

Group revenue

£1,011m

adjusted operating profit

£908m

adjusted profit before tax


80.1p

adjusted earnings per share

26.7p

dividends per share

13.8p

special dividend per share


£721m

gross investment

£1,901m

net cash before liabilities

£1,380m

net debt including lease liabilities


£808m

operating profit

£725m

profit before tax

60.5p

basic earnings per share


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