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 &...

Procurement role for Amur

Amur, the specialist anaerobic digestion (AD) business within AB Agri, has appointed Jason Ward as head of procurement. He will be responsible for expanding the company’s relationships with waste management firms and food waste producers. Mr Ward, who has worked in...

Amur launches rapid AD plant test

Anaerobic Digestion (AD) operator and services provider Amur, an AB Agri company, has introduced what it claims is the AD industry’s first rapid inhibition test. The new test, which runs alongside Amur’s Bullet BMP test, gives results in 24 hours, compared to the 30...

AB Agri’s Q3 revenues up 12%

A trading update from Associated British Foods at the 40 week stage of its current financial year records strong growth from its Agriculture division. The AB Agri businesses returned 12% sales growth in the three months ended June 23rd 2017, when compared to Q3 2017....