The Jordans Farm Partnership (JFP) – spearheaded by The Jordans, Dorset & Ryvita Company, owned by Associated British Foods – provides a valuable example of how it is possible to make significant gains for nature without negatively affecting profits.
The UK government’s pledge to cut emissions to almost zero by 2025 is expected to drive a growth in anaerobic digestion, and bakery businesses can play an important part. Jason Ward, head of Procurement at Amur, explains how to make the most of food waste.
Strong profit performances by Associated British Foods’s (ABF’s) grocery and ingredients divisions and Primark will help to offset lower sugar prices and currency factors, predicted the food giant in a trading update today (September 8).
A starring performance by clothes retailer Primark and strong growth in grocery helped Associated British Foods (ABF) lift its half-year group profits by £7M to £463M, despite a slump in its sugar business due to lower prices.
Weak sugar prices will be offset by a strong performance of its budget clothing business Primark, according to Associated British Foods’s (ABF’s) pre-close trading statement, covering the first half of its financial year to March 1 2014.
Plunging world sugar prices hampered sales growth for Associated British Foods (ABF) in the first quarter of its current financial year, but its Twinings and Allied Bakeries brands delivered strong performances.
Associated British Foods (ABF), owner of British Sugar, has
reported a first-half profit fall of 13 per cent and warned that
earnings would likely be affected by continued difficulties in the
Associated British Foods has become the latest manufacturer to show
concern over rising energy prices and the competitive retail
environment - but insists half-year profits will be in line with
expectations, boosted by its clothing...
UK food and ingredients firm Associated British Foods has beaten
full year profit expectations after posting double-digit growth
against a backdrop of firmer commodity pricing and adverse currency
movements. The performance underlines...
Acquisitions for UK food, ingredients and retail firm Associated
British Foods are key to reducing dependency of group profits on
ABF's leading revenue source British Sugar. This week the company
signs a deal with Unilever to...
Despite tougher trading conditions UK food and food ingredients
business Associated British Foods (AB Foods) reported on Tuesday
that operating profit had risen 14 per cent for the first 24 weeks
ended 1 March 2003 to £204 million....
UK ingredients supplier Associated British Foods reports this week
- ahead of its interim results scheduled for April - that its
overall trading experience to date has not altered since the
company's statement on 5 December...
UK food, ingredients and retail group Associated British Foods
(ABF) announced on Friday that the minority shareholders of its
Australian subsidiary, George Weston Foods Limited, have voted in
favour of a proposal for a selective...
British food group Associated British Foods, the maker of Twinings
tea, reported a top of the range six per cent rise in half-year
profits on Wednesday and said it was committed to generating strong
cash flows and sustainable growth,...