ABIL's operations are divided along four divisions, Charles Candy, Sunshine Snacks, Consolidated Biscuits and Universal Foods.
CHOCOLATES - Charles Candy Division
The Charles Candy operation commenced in 1974 producing a range of chocolate products. Production expanded shortly thereafter to include plain as well as chocolate covered wafers. Today, the Charles Candy division produces 56 sku's.
The division currently manufactures the following products:
- Tablet bars;
- Chocolate coated panned products – peanuts, raisins, almonds;
- Chocolate coated wafers;
- Candy bars.
SNACKS - Sunshine Snacks Division
The Sunshine Snacks Division was formed in 1977 and like the Chocolate Division, has steadily expanded its product range over the years. Sunshine Snacks presently manufactures the widest range of products of any snack manufacturer in the region , with 82 sku's.
The division manufactures a range of products such as:
- Potato chips
- Tortilla and Corn chips
- Children's corn products
- Cheese curls, cheese balls and other extruded products
- Peanuts (salted, honey roasted, or with raisins)
- Cashew nuts
- Mixed nuts
- Sun mix- mixed nuts with dried fruit
BISCUITS - Consolidated Biscuits Division
The Consolidated Biscuits Division was formed in 1987 as a joint venture between ABIL and United Biscuits of England, the largest biscuit manufacturer in Europe . In 1996, ABIL acquired the minority shareholding from United Biscuits, becoming the sole owner of the Division.
At present Consolidated Biscuits produces approximately 26 different sku's such as:
- Devon digestives (individual and roll packs)
- Chocolate digestives (individual packs)
- Sandwich biscuits (individual and slug packs)
- Sweet biscuits without cream filling (roll packs)
CEREALS - Universal Foods Limited
Universal Foods Limited (UFL) is a subsidiary of the Associated Brands Investments Limited Group of companies. It is a world-class manufacturer of Ready To Eat (RTE) breakfast cereals and is the only RTE cereal manufacturer in the region.
UFL began operations in August 1986, and currently manufactures twenty types of cereals under seven different brands , with a total of 52 sku's.
Some of the traditional cereals are as follows:
- Corn Flakes
- Frosted Flakes
- Nutty Flakes ‘n' Honey
- Bran Flakes
- Raisin Bran
- Oat Bran Flakes
Some of the extruded cereals are:
- Froot OOO's
- Chocolate Raves
- Strawberry Raves