Global food and drinks businesses including General Mills, Kellogg, Mars, Nestlé and Unilever have pledged to reduce trans fatty acids to “nutritionally insignificant levels” by the end of 2018.
BakeryandSnacks presents a round-up of product launches, relaunches and innovations that caught our eye in April
Grupo Bimbo says it now has a major opportunity to boost the efficiency and productivity of its US and Canada business after concluding restructuring work.
Increased marketing investment and more effective promotional activity has helped drive a 21% year-on-year hike in net sales of Grupo Bimbo’s North American business.
General Mills is to sell its Argentina bakery and foodservice business to Grupo Bimbo.
US trade bodies the American Bakers Association (ABA) and the Biscuit and Cracker Manufacturers’ Association (B&CMA) are exploring the possibility of a merger.
Here we present an overview of the retail sales performance of the largest suppliers in key sectors of the US baked goods market in 2015 - with IRI data revealing...
Grupo Bimbo has recorded a surge in sales from its North American business despite price rises taking a toll on volumes.
Rapid urbanization and rising demand for convenient and gluten-free foods foods has been tipped to drive more than $3bn growth in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) bread and rolls market over the...
New flavors and formats are among the key opportunities for growing the baked goods market, according to a leading analyst.
A savvier group of customers want healthier products with fewer preservatives and ingredients, a trend one bread executive says will continue for a long time.
Bimbo Bakeries USA is recalling six brands of bread products after a broken light bulb at one of its bakeries means they could be contaminated with fragments of glass.
Grupo Bimbo is clearly looking to stretch into sweet bakery with the acquisition of local bakery Panrico SAU in Spain and Portugal, says Mintel.
Grupo Bimbo’s acquisition of Saputo Bakery is a surprise because the Canadian packaged cake firm is unprofitable and struggling, says Euromonitor International.
Grupo Bimbo has bought Saputo Bakery via its Canadian subsidiary Canada Bread for C$120m ($103m).
Grupo Bimbo has developed an alternative processing method that reduces the fat content of pork rind snacks.
The secret to successful innovation is about taking risks, being open to failure and trying again, says the vice president of innovation at Grupo Bimbo.
Mexican bread titan Grupo Bimbo and US cereal major General Mills have ranked on Forbes’ annual top 100 ‘most innovative’ companies list.
Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) has renewed its multi-year soccer jersey sponsorship with Philadelphia Union in a deal rumored to be more than $11m.
Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) saw a 7% dip in US private label packaged bread sales in its Q2 results.
Grupo Bimbo’s Q2 net profit surged 72.6% on the previous year as sales rose slightly, whereas PepsiCo’s net profit dipped 2% despite steady sales.
Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo is set to acquire Ecuadorian company Supan – its first buy in the region.
Bakery giant Grupo Bimbo believes the UK arm of Canada Bread - the business it bought in May - together with Spanish and Portugese divisions can strengthen European sales after further investment....
Grupo Bimbo has received US and Canadian clearance for its $C1.83bn Canada Bread acquisition.
Are consumers who say they’re avoiding gluten really just avoiding wheat? Can we trust survey data about the number of people following ‘gluten-free diets’? Are market researchers' (wildly differing) estimates...