ABF at a glance

Who we are

Associated British Foods is a highly diversified group, with a range of food and ingredients businesses as well as our retail brand, Primark. We are united in our purpose: to provide safe, nutritious and affordable food, and clothing that is great value for money.

We work hard every day to create long-term value for our shareholders and our stakeholders which include our customers, employees and suppliers.

Our global presence 



Employees worldwide

Operating in



Customers in



ABF in numbers - 2023

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.


Group revenue


Adjusted operating profit*


Operating profit


Profit before tax


Adjusted profit before tax*


Adjusted earnings per share*


Net cash before lease liabilities*


Net debt including lease liabilities*


Gross investment*


Return on average capital employed* (ROACE)


Dividends per share (including special dividend)


Basic earnings per share

* Alternative Performance Measures (APMs) as defined on pages 189 to 191 in the Annual Report.

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