A brief summary of our business and a message from Chief Executive, David Yiend.
AB Agri, Associated British Agriculture is the Agriculture Group of Associated British Foods plc.
Associated British Foods is a diversified international agriculture, food, ingredients and retail group with global sales of £8.2bn, and 96,000 employees in 44 countries. The group has within its portfolio a number of market leading businesses and brands, these include Twinings, Mazola, AB Mauri, Capullo, Ovaltine, Bergen and British Sugar.
AB Agri operates at the heart of the agricultural industry with activities that stretch from plough to plate. The business’s unique breadth and experience enables it to add value and drive profit for businesses all along the food, drink and biofuel industry supply chain.
Today, AB Agri operates through more than 15 individual businesses. It is the UK’s market leader in almost all of the sectors in which it operates and is fast expanding its global footprint to become a major international agri-business.
Message from Chief Executive, David Yiend.
AB Agri is a balanced diversified business operating in many parts of the food chain from plough to plate. Our business straddles high performance compound feeds and feed co-products from the food, drink and biofuels industries, feed micro-ingredients, analytical and consultancy services, livestock and poultry marketing. Our joint venture arable business, trading as Frontier, sells key agricultural inputs such as seed and fertiliser and markets grains to food, drink and biofuel companies.
AB Agri began in 1989 as a single product business marketing 750,000 tonnes of ‘Trident Sugar Beet Feed’ – the co-product generated from the production of sugar at British Sugar’s various UK plants. The business rapidly expanded through acquisition, technological expertise, nutritional innovation and market development. AB Agri is now supplying products and services to farmers, feed and food manufacturers, processors, and retailers selling products in over 40 countries that
drive efficiency in over 20 million tonnes of animal feed.
Through the application of our unique technology, nutritional expertise and market knowledge, AB Agri seeks further global expansion whilst deepening its activity within the international markets in which it operates.
Through acquisition, joint venture, distributor arrangements and operating through complex routes to market, we seek to expand our global footprint and to outperform competitors.
Our mission is to help global agricultural businesses develop and improve by supplying leading edge, technology based products and services.