Associated British Foods plc Company Profile

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Associated British Foods is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with sales of £5.6 billion and over 42,000 employees in 41 countries

The group is one of Europe's largest food companies with a wide range of successful brands and products in the food sector, and an increasingly strong presence in advanced research and technology. A significant supplier of branded and non-branded grocery products and a leading textile retailer, we have significant businesses in Europe, Australasia and the United States.
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Associated British Foods is a balanced diversified business operating in most of the world's main food markets. Our business straddles primary foods like flour and sugar, animal feeds, and the higher technology, high growth sector of ingredients and oils. The business embraces leading grocery brands and a powerful retail textiles arm, where we have successfully built a name in the UK and Ireland for providing quality merchandise at affordable prices.

Our aim is to concentrate our energies and our expertise on segments of the market where we can establish a leading position. We have disposed of businesses that do not fit this strategic focus and we are actively pursuing acquisitions that will deliver the sort of market presence we seek. As a group we are also constantly searching for better, more efficient and more profitable ways to manufacture foods and ways to transfer our technology to other related sectors. Our watchwords are efficiency, quality, shareholder value and growth


Weston Centre10 Grosvenor Street
United Kingdom


Phone: 44 (0) 207 399 6500
Fax: 44 (0) 207 399 6580

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FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2017 -- When babies are ready to eat solid foods, those who feed themselves some finger foods are no more likely to choke than babies who are spoon-fed, new research found. The Britis...

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PubMed Articles [1225 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Recent advances of medical foods in China: The opportunities and challenges under standardization.

Malnutrition with high incidence in hospitalized patients in China has brought a significant burden of disease. Although many clinical studies have demonstrated the importance of nutritional for patie...

Uses and abuses of snack foods in child health.

Snack foods, though regarded as unhealthy, are widely eaten by children, particularly those with eating and feeding difficulties. This article outlines the ways in which paediatricians have traditiona...

Foods are differentially associated with subjective effect report questions of abuse liability.

The current study investigates which foods may be most implicated in addictive-like eating by examining how nutritionally diverse foods relate to loss of control consumption and various subjective eff...

Eating out with a food allergy in the UK: Change in the eating out practices of consumers with food allergy following introduction of allergen information legislation.

Strict allergen avoidance is important in day-to-day management of food allergy and avoidance when eating outside the home can present particular difficulties. EU legislation (EU FIC) introduced in De...

Foods with increased protein content: A qualitative study on European consumer preferences and perceptions.

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Effect of Varying Proportions of Low and High Energy Dense Foods Over 5 Days in Preschool Children

In this study, the investigators will vary the proportions of high- and low-energy-dense foods served to preschool children at all meals and snacks during three 5-day periods. In the three...

Use of Nutrigenomic Models for the Personalized Treatment With Medical Foods in Obese People

The NutriGen project will be using nutrigenomic methods to determine the effectiveness of treatments with specific dietary foods, on the basis of genetic risk predisposition (genetic signa...

Olestra Containing Foods and Weight Loss and Weight Maintenance

This study will be conducted over three phases. Phase I will be a 16-week weight lass phase. Phase II will be a 52-week maintenance phase. Phase III will be a follow-up phase. We will t...

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