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...

GAFT Cycle Relay nears its Stoneleigh finale

Continuing its marathon journey around the UK, the GAFT Cycle Relay headed through Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Shropshire and into Wales, the last of the four Home Countries to be visited. By the end of the week it will have covered over 3,300 miles and...

Ministerial send off for GAFT Charity Cycle Relay

The GAFT Charity Cycle Relay is underway. The first leg started at the W Duffield & Sons feed mill near Canterbury in Kent on Tuesday, visiting Tilbury Docks, United Molasses’ offices in the City of London and the Farmers Club before making an appearance at the...

New faces at ForFarmers

European feed manufacturer ForFarmers has made two senior appointments. The company has appointed Cees de Jong as new chairman of the ForFarmers Supervisory Board. Mr de Jong succeeds Jan Eggink, who has been chairman since 2014. Mr de Jong, who has extensive...