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Agriculture Overview

The Group’s Agriculture division comprises three sub divisions:

Country retail stores

Carr’s Billington has a network of country stores across England and Scotland. The stores act as a one-stop shop, providing a comprehensive range of agricultural and household products and services, with everything from farm machinery to clothing and pet supplies.

Animal feed and supplementation

The manufacture and supply of nutritional supplements under well respected brands, including molasses-based feed licks and gradual-release boluses. These products help to improve animal health and enrich the diet of all types of farm animals. The Group manufactures feed blocks in a variety of wholly-owned and joint-venture facilities located across the UK, Germany and the USA and manufactures boluses out of its wholly owned facility in the UK. These products are supplied through a vast distribution network across the UK, Europe, Middle East, New Zealand and North America. In addition Carr’s Billington provides the farming and rural communities with a comprehensive range of compound animal feeds.


The provision of competitively priced heating oil, gasoline and diesel to agricultural, commercial and retail customers, across the north of England and southern Scotland with an emphasis on customer service.

“On 26 October 2022, Carr’s Group plc (the “Group”) announced completion of the disposal of its Agricultural Supplies division to Edward Billington & Son Limited.

The Agricultural Supplies division comprised the Group’s interests in the Carrs Billington Agriculture and Bibby Agriculture businesses.

For fuller details of the transaction, please see the Group’s regulatory announcements on 31 August 2022, 19 September 2022 and 26 October 2022, which are each available to view at https://www.carrsgroup-ir.com/content/press/corporate_news.”