Associated British Foods Plc engages in the business of manufacturing and trading of consumer goods. It operates through the following business segments: Grocery, Sugar, Agriculture, Ingredients and Retail. The Grocery segment produces beverages, sweeteners, vegetable oils, bread, baked goods, cereals, herbs and spices, and meat products. The Sugar segment processes and markets sugar beet and sugar cane. The Agriculture segment produces and distributes animal feeds. The Ingredients segment manufactures bakers' yeast, enzymes, lipids, yeast extracts, and bakery ingredients. The Retail segment sells clothes and accessories through the Primark and Penneys retail stores. The company was founded in November 1935 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.