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Associated British Foods plc (ABF) (LSE: ABF) : British multinational food processing and retailing company. Its ingredients division is the world's second-largest producer of both sugar and baker's yeast and a major producer of other ingredients including emulsifiers, enzymes and lactose. Its grocery division is a major manufacturer of both branded and private label grocery products and includes the brands Mazola, Ovaltine, Ryvita, Jordans and Twinings. Its subsidiaries are British Sugar, Primark, ACH Food Companies(American subsidiary). Industry: Food processing, Retail. FTSE 100 Component. Headquarters: London, England, UK. Founded in 1935 as Food Investments Limited, and a month later changed to Allied Bakeries Limited.