We believe that operating an ethical, sustainable and environmentally aware business is no longer a choice but an absolute necessity.
Abercore and all the producers we work closely alongside hold GFSI recognised certifications subscribing to the highest food safety, quality and sustainability standards.
In recognition of this Abercore and almost all our partners are Sedex members or Bonsucro certified.
Abercore adheres to the Fairtrade Foundation’s principles of securing better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.
We also promote high quality, organically grown sugar and are certified by the UK Soil Association.
Luca is a co-founder of Abercore and is responsible for overseeing all financial, operational and compliance aspects of the company. Luca is an Italian national and is fluent in English, Spanish and French. Luca was appointed Honorary Auditor for the Sugar Traders Association of the United Kingdom in 2019.
Rory is a co-founder of Abercore and heads up Abercore’s EU sourcing and supply business. Rory focuses on the supply of preferential access sugars and molasses to food and beverage manufacturers. Rory is also a qualified corporate lawyer and graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in French and European History.
Simon has been instrumental in the growth of Abercore’s proprietary sugar trading business and has played a key role in the company’s strategic initiatives. Simon is a co-founder of Abercore and is responsible for the company’s UK sourcing and supply chain business. Simon was awarded a BA (Hons) degree in Agriculture and Land Management from the Royal Agricultural College.
Sales and Trading
Freddie is involved in the sourcing and supply of sugar and sweeteners to manufacturing clients in the EU, Asia and Africa. He utilises strong commercial relationships with global sugar producers and shipping lines to provide clients with high-quality sugar, backed-up with smooth logistical execution. Freddie graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies from Newcastle University.
Sales and Trading
Ben focuses on the supply of preferential access conventional and organic bagged sugar to customers in the UK. Graduating with a first-class degree in Agri-Business Management from Newcastle University, Ben has close ties to agriculture having grown up working for a number of large farming businesses, many of which have significant acreages of sugar beet.
Mark started his operations and logistics career 40 years ago in the City of London. Starting in sugar and then moving into other commodities including edible nuts, dried fruits, cocoa and coffee. He also worked for LME floor traders and Commodity Futures brokerage firms. With the experience of shipping commodities worldwide from producer to warehousing and end users for many years, he brings a wide scope of knowledge to his position as Operations Manager at Abercore.
Mark is also a Robusta Coffee Grader for NYSE/ICE in London.
Christopher has over 40 years’ experience in the sugar and bakery seed industries; starting as a trader for 20 years and now with over 20 years’ experience in operations and logistics having worked for Bunge and Tate & Lyle. Christopher manages our sugar and molasses supply chain to ensure their timely delivery to UK customers.
Please get in touch for further information on any of the products and services that we provide.
Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of Abercore Limited’s Website, located at www.abercore.com.
By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions. Do not continue to use www.abercore.com if you do not agree to take all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.
The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person log on this website and compliant to the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of England. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.
Information about us
www.abercore.com is a website operated by Abercore Limited, registered in England and Wales under company number 08692842 and with registered office at 50 Sloane Avenue, London SW3 3DD.
Unless otherwise stated, Abercore Limited and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on www.abercore.com. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may access this from www.abercore.com for your own personal use subjected to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.
You must not:
Republish material from www.abercore.com
Sell, rent or sub-license material from www.abercore.com
Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from www.abercore.com
Redistribute content from www.abercore.com
This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.
Hyperlinking to our Content
The following organizations may link to our Website without prior written approval:
Online directory distributors may link to our Website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Websites of other listed businesses; and
System wide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our Web site.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products and/or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
We may consider and approve other link requests from the following types of organizations:
commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources;
dot.com community sites;
associations or other groups representing charities;
online directory distributors;
accounting, law and consulting firms; and
educational institutions and trade associations.
We will approve link requests from these organizations if we decide that: (a) the link would not make us look unfavourably to ourselves or to our accredited businesses; (b) the organization does not have any negative records with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility of the hyperlink compensates the absence of Abercore Limited; and (d) the link is in the context of general resource information.
These organizations may link to our home page so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
If you are one of the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must inform us by sending an e-mail to Abercore Limited. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Website, and a list of the URLs on our site to which you would like to link. Wait 2-3 weeks for a response.
Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Website as follows:
By use of our corporate name; or
By use of the uniform resource locator being linked to; or
By use of any other description of our Website being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.
We shall not be hold responsible for any content that appears on your Website. You agree to protect and defend us against all claims that is rising on your Website. No link(s) should appear on any Website that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.
Like most website operators, Abercore Limited collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Abercore Limited’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Abercore Limited’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Abercore Limited may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Abercore Limited may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its website. Abercore Limited may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Abercore Limited does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, Abercore Limited uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Reservation of Rights
We reserve the right to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Website. You approve to immediately remove all links to our Website upon request. We also reserve the right to amen these terms and conditions and it’s linking policy at any time. By continuously linking to our Website, you agree to be bound to and follow these linking terms and conditions.
Removal of links from our website
If you find any link on our Website that is offensive for any reason, you are free to contact and inform us any moment. We will consider requests to remove links but we are not obligated to or so or to respond to you directly.
We do not ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we promise to ensure that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.
To the maximum extent permitted by English law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website. Nothing in this disclaimer will:
limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury;
limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under English law; or
exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under English law.
The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort and for breach of statutory duty.
As long as the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.