Our Ingredients businesses are leaders in yeast and bakery ingredients and supply specialty ingredients to the food, nutrition, feed and pharmaceutical industries.





Ingredients is comprised of our two specialty Ingredients businesses, AB Mauri and ABF Ingredients.

AB Mauri has a global presence in bakers’ yeast with significant market positions in the Americas, Europe and Asia. We are a technology leader in bakery ingredients, supplying bread improvers, dough conditioners and bakery mixes to industrial and craft bakers across the globe.

ABF Ingredients is a global leader in specialty ingredients, offering innovative, differentiated and value-added products to the food, nutrition, pharmaceutical, animal feed and industrial sectors. Our ingredients are an essential part of products that are equally likely to be found in the kitchen and medicine cabinet as in production units and research laboratories.

See below for more information on our Ingredients businesses and brands. 

Our Ingredients businesses and brands

AB Mauri

AB Mauri

AB Mauri operates globally in both yeast and bakery ingredient production with 52 plants, operations in 32 countries and sales in over 100 countries, supporting and enabling the world's bakers, both small and large, across craft/artisan and industrial.

AB Mauri website
ABF Ingredients

ABF Ingredients

A specialty ingredients world leader, offering innovative, differentiated and value-added products to the food, nutrition, pharmaceutical, animal feed and industrial sectors. Comprising a group of companies operating under their own identities: AB Enzymes (enzymes), ABITEC Corp. (specialty lipids and surfactants), Ohly (yeast extracts and culinary powders), PGP International (extruded ingredients and specialty flours) and SPI Pharma (pharmaceutical excipients and drug delivery systems).

ABF Ingredients website
AB Enzymes

AB Enzymes

AB Enzymes is an industrial biotech company specialised in enzymes and their applications in focused markets, offering quality products. Our products range from food grade enzymes for baking and fruit juice processing, grains and vegetable oil seeds processing, to enzymes for animal feed and technical applications: pulp and paper, textiles and laundry detergents.

AB Enzymes website


ABITEC is a global leader in the development and manufacture of specialty lipids and surfactants for the pharmaceutical, nutritional, and specialty markets. We deliver the highest quality solutions in solubilization, emulsification and lubrication. Our first-class ISO certified facilities are committed to manufacturing products with outstanding quality control beyond cGMP regulations.

ABITEC website
Fytexia Group

Fytexia Group

Fytexia Group is a life sciences company specialising in the development of scientifically-supported active nutrients for healthcare products. Our team of experts partner with a global network of researchers to deliver functional ingredients for the improvement of human health and wellbeing, targeting non-communicable diseases.

Fytexia website


Ohly is one of the world’s leading suppliers of yeast extracts, yeast based flavours and culinary powders for the food, biotechnology, health and animal feed markets globally. We offer a wide range of yeast derivates such as yeast extracts, inactive dry yeast, yeast cell wall, probiotic yeast and autolysed yeast, based on baker’s and torula yeast.

Ohly Website
PGP International

PGP International

PGP International specialises in developing and producing extruded ingredients, pea protein, soy crisps, rice flours and gluten free products in a variety of shapes, sizes and textures. Our products are used by manufacturers globally who are committed to nutrition and food quality.

PGP International website
SPI Pharma

SPI Pharma

SPI Pharma provides the innovative solutions our global pharmaceutical and nutritional customers need to succeed. We help to solve the most challenging formulation problems- efficiently, cost-effectively, and with a focus on service. Our product lines include Antacid Actives, Excipients, Drug Delivery Systems, Taste-Masking, Vaccine Adjuvants and Drug Development Services.

SPI Pharma website

Other sectors to explore


Our grocery brands occupy leading positions in markets across the globe. In the UK, nine out of ten households use our brands.


AB Sugar is one of the largest sugar producers in the world. Illovo is the largest sugar producer in Africa and British Sugar is the sole processor of UK sugar beet.


AB Agri is a leading international agri-food business operating across the supply chain, producing and marketing animal feed, nutrition and technology-based products.


Primark is one of the largest fashion retailers in Europe and the largest clothing, footwear and accessories retailer by volume in the UK. 

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