Our vision, our businesses and our people

ABOUT ABF SUGAR - a world leading sugar business

producing a range of products for people and businesses worldwide

ABOUT ABF SUGAR - a world leading sugar business
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We make and sell a diverse range of products to people and businesses around the world. 

ABF Sugar is a group of businesses that is part of Associated British Foods plc (ABF), the international ingredients and retail group. We operate across 21 plants in 9 countries and employ around 35,000 people.

We produce around 4.5 million tonnes of sugar annually, but that’s not all. By using every stick of sugar cane and root of sugar beet within our manufacturing processes, we produce a diverse portfolio of products. From ethanol, which is produced to mix with petrol or used within alcoholic drinks. A range of animal feed products benefiting from molasses, betaine, raffinate and vinasse. An ingredient for use within children’s medicine from our horticultural operations. We are also a renewable power generator selling surplus electricity to local grids, and much more. Simply for us, there is no such thing as waste.

We sell our products into a range of industry sectors, including food and drink, fuels, pharmaceutical, agriculture and horticulture, power and energy.

Paul Kenward, AB Sugar





Our group of businesses

Take a look inside some of our international operations as we show you more about who we are and why we are a supplier of choice, delivering quality products to meet the needs of our customers. 

ABF Sugar is a wholly owned subsidiary of international food, ingredients and retail group, Associated British Foods plc (ABF)

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