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Bimbo Colombia opens $86m bakery facility

Bakery giant Bimbo Colombia has officially opened its second multi-million bakery facility with four production lines in Tenjo, about 20 miles outside of Bogotá.

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Gluten-free surges into mainstream despite challenges

Gluten-free has moved from trend to mainstream. BakeryandSnacks reviews the demand and its demise in certain areas, as well the confusion and the rising number of contentious health risks.

The top 10 US bread suppliers in 2017: Rising sales for Aryzta, Bimbo and Flowers

US fresh bread value sales have flat-lined so far in 2017, but there are some rising stars, IRI data for the 52 weeks, ending June 11, 2017 shows.

Grupo Bimbo buys East Balt Bakeries to expand global footprint

Grupo Bimbo has acquired East Balt Bakeries from One Equity Partners for $650m to give the Mexican conglomerate entry into eight new countries in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Grupo Bimbo to close Canada Bread’s Calgary bakery

Canada Bread will shut down its production plant in Calgary, Alberta on Sept. 8, 2017, to drive productivity improvements.

IFT 2017

Bread makers could still target health-focused consumers despite carb fears: Mintel

Bread makers should use nutritional add-ons like protein and fiber to appeal to health and fitness-conscious consumers who shy away from buying bread because of carbs, says Mintel.

Grupo Bimbo launches accelerator to stimulate innovation among food startups

Mexican bakery conglomerate Grupo Bimbo is inviting food entrepreneurs to submit project proposals to be part of its newly-formed innovation accelerator.

Grupo Bimbo enters UK market with range of branded baked snacks

Mexican conglomerate Grupo Bimbo has expanded into the UK with a range of baked treats. 

Grupo Bimbo reaffirms pledge to fight climate change

As the US bows out of Paris Agreement, Mexican multinational Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V. reiterates its commitment to lessen its impact on the environment.

Grupo Bimbo’s Wholesome Harvest Baking extends its Virginia facility

The Mexican bread giant’s US subsidiary, Wholesome Harvest Baking, is investing $22.1m in its Roanoke, Virginia, factory to install a new production line for its artisanal bread range.

Bellarise introduces cost-saving instant dry yeast for low-sugar bakery

Baking ingredients producer, Bellarise, has developed a new yeast product that can help 'lean' dough increase its gassing power by 30% and cut proof times by up to 15%.

Bimbo bakery brand Entenmann's expands into chocolate

Praim Group is to produce a bakery-inspired chocolate bar range for Grupo Bimbo’s subsidiary Entenmann's.

Pension lawsuit against Grupo Bimbo-owned Canada Bread to be resolved in Q2

Union members at Multi-Marques, the Québec-based arm of Canada Bread, have demanded $6m in pension repayments for the 15 years the company is accused of cutting employee benefits. 

US bakery and snacks market report

Future of US bakery and snacks driven by healthy indulgence, say analysts

Wholesome, convenient extravagance, gluten-free and ethnic breads are forecast to be the biggest drivers of US bakery and snacks NPD in 2017.

Grupo Bimbo to close bakery in Canada Bread reshuffle

Canada Bread plans to close its St-Côme-Linière bakery and to transfer roll production from Beauport to Vincent-Massey.

General Mills reiterates cage-free egg commitment

General Mills has reiterated its commitment to exclusively sourcing cage-free eggs for its global operations by 2025.

Bimbo acquires frozen bakery brand Panattiere

Grupo Bimbo has acquired a Colombia-based frozen bakery firm, Panattiere, CEO Daniel Servitje announced during the recent financial results conference call.

Grupo Bimbo outlook remains positive after co-founder’s death: Analyst

Grupo Bimbo is expected to maintain growth after the death of the Mexican bakery magnate Don Lorenzo Servitje Sendra, who founded the company in the 1940s, says an analyst.

General Mills, Grupo Bimbo and Hostess post dramatically different sales results

IRI releases bakery data, highlighting pies and cakes category growth

BakeryandSnacks analyzes IRI’s multi-outlets with c-stores data regarding the bakery category for the 52 weeks ending December 25, 2016.

Bimbo Bakeries expands Entenmann’s Little Bites line with Chocolate Party Cakes launch

Bimbo Bakeries USA-owned Entenmann’s brand has added chocolate party cakes to its Little Bites’ line as a new “seasonal favorites” product, the company announced in a statement.

How are America's biggest bakery businesses performing in 2016?

IRI data reveals how the biggest businesses in key parts of the US bakery market performed in the first half of 2016

New product round-up July 2016: Lays goes global, Tango popcorn, Justin’s banana chip snacks

BakeryandSnacks presents the monthly round-up of product launches, relaunches and innovation that caught our eye

Grupo Bimbo US performance hindered by pressure in private label

Pressure on volumes in the US private label bread market has offset growth in Grupo Bimbo brands, the company has reported.

Bimbo takes Eureka national as US organic bread category soars 18%

Bimbo Bakeries has rolled out its Eureka brand nationally as US demand for organic bread continues to grow.

New product round-up June 2016: Kind fruit bars, kosher Hovis, Marmite popcorn, Tiny Toast cereal

BakeryandSnacks presents the monthly round-up of product launches, relaunches and innovation that caught our eye

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