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Associated British Foods

Associated British Foods is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with operations in 53 countries across Europe, Southern Africa, the Americas, Asia and Australia. It is grouped into five business segments: sugar, agriculture, retail, grocery and ingredients. Its ingredients division is among the world’s largest producers of sugar and yeast, and a major producer of other ingredients, including emulsifiers, enzymes and lactose. Associated British Foods’ grocery brands include Jordans (cereals), Karo (corn syrup), Twinings (tea) and Patak’s (Indian cooking products). In terms of geography, most of the company’s revenue is generated in its home market, the United Kingdom, as well as Europe and Africa. In retail, the company owns Primark, one of the largest clothing retailers in Europe.

Ranking position
#91 /350
Total score
24.9 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 37.3 /100 #66


#1 25.1 /100 #109


#1 22.8 /100 #69

Social inclusion

#1 22.5 /100 #130
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Agricultural products and commodities #31
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #68

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  1. 2021

More about the company

London, United Kingdom
Group revenue USD
Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees

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