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ABF sweet on retail as sugar goes sour

One of the UK’s  biggest food and beverage sector manufacturers is again being buoyed up by an operation entirely alien to its name and historical roots. See more at our new website: http://www.whimfing.com

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ABF reports profits hike but is ‘shocked and saddened’ by Bangladesh tragedy

The groceries to garments group Associated British Foods (ABF) said today that it was “shocked and deeply saddened” by the collapse of the Rana Plaza building which killed more than 1100 people in Bangladesh last April. A supplier to its … Continue reading

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ABF heads for unexpected profit hike

The food manufacturer and cheap fashion retailing giant Associated British Foods (ABF) announced today that it was heading for an unexpected profits boost In a trading statement, the company said the worst UK harvest of recent years resulted in low … Continue reading

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Bread, cereals and noodles perform for ABF

The sugar to fashion group Associated British Foods (ABF) spelled out the significance of its manufacturing operations as it predicted “substantial growth” today. Allied Bakeries, where brands include Kingsmill bread, “continued to roll out the largest capital development programme within … Continue reading

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New factories help ABF weather the economic storm

Food manufacturing and retail fashion giant Associated British Foods said today that it had overcome the challenges of high commodity cost inflation and weaker consumer demand in a period when “extraordinary world events … would unfold,” and have an “impact … Continue reading

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