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    Wide variety of opportunities

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    I worked at Associated British Foods full-time (more than 8 years)


    Good terms and conditions, brilliant peer support, great opportunities to advance, open access of learning and coaching, very paternalistic organisation


    Most individuals have been at the company from boy to man so it is quite a difficult environment to get into as everyone knows everyone

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at Associated British Foods.

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    Applied through recruiter, 2 interviews, online numeric and verbal psychometric assessments. First round with line manager and HR, competency based and technical questions, second stage informal with FD. I applied through a recruitment consultant. The role was advertised as being suitable for skilled applicants from any industry background, however I felt my interviewers were looking for knowledge of ways of working within specifically FMCG, Food, which I did not have.

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Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1935
Type Company - Public (ABF)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Nestlé, Südzucker, Tesco

Some companies might claim to be the best thing since sliced bread, but Associated British Foods (ABF) "is" sliced bread. ABF, which introduced sliced bread in the UK during the 1930s, makes and markets baked goods under the Allinson and Tip Top brands. It also serves up a plateful of snacks, including Ryvita crispbread and Twinings tea. The company's British Sugar subsidiary produces Silver Spoon (retail) sugar; other divisions churn out food and pharmaceutical ingredients, spices, specialty oils, and animal feed. ABF's businesses reach beyond food, too. It owns the... More

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