AB Agri profit back on track

AB Agri, the agriculture division of Associated British Foods (ABF), has recovered its growth trend after last year’s drop caused by weak feed demand in the 2016/17 period. The AB Agri group of businesses made an adjusted operating profit of £59 million on revenues of...

ABN opens student scheme to poultry sector

Monogastric feed manufacturer ABN is to extend its industry scholarship placement scheme, already established over four years in the pig sector, to include poultry production. The initiative, in partnership with Harper Adams University, seeks two students to complete...

Primary Diets adds technical strength

Primary Diets, the specialist starter diet business within AB Agri group of companies, has made two new appointments to strengthen its technical support and product development offer to pig producers both in the UK and globally. Dr Sadie Douglas joins the Primary...

AB Agri outperforms AB Sugar

A trading statement from Associated British Foods, ahead of full year results in November, points to a good year for the agriculture businesses, while its sugar interests suffered from low EU sugar prices. The Group says that AB Agri revenues will be “well ahead” of...

Beef feeding guidelines to be updated

The AHDB is to fund a review and update of the existing 25 year old beef cattle feeding systems guide, AFRC 1993, to ensure it reflects today’s genetics, practice and market requirements. It is also seeking interested companies to become involved. The AHDB Beef &...