Grupo Bimbo doubled its net profit for 2013 and totted up its highest ever EBIDTA – improvements that defined what its CEO described as a ‘pivotal’ year.
Grupo Bimbo will have its work cut out baking up success in Canada and could be disappointed if it expects too much, says analyst.
Mexican bread titan Grupo Bimbo will dish out C$1.83bn to buy the Canada Bread Company – 90% of which belongs to Maple Leaf Foods.
Grupo Bimbo’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) app is unlikely to spark interest among consumers but could prove valuable as a way to collate business efforts and differentiate, says an innovation...
Grupo Bimbo has developed a process that uses flavored fats to laminate pastry layers, enabling the end product to be toasted without flavor loss.
Grupo Bimbo hopes to boost Mexican business thanks to an agreement with Visa via its technology subsidiary that enables small Mexican retailers to accept electronic card payments.
Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) will close a Californian bakery and shift production elsewhere after careful analysis showed shortfalls in the infrastructure and manufacturing capabilities, the regional vice president said.
A new report from Rainforest Action Network says food giants supporting "weak" and "diluted" Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) standards or buying GreenPalm certificates are kidding themselves if...
Grupo Bimbo has developed a branded US gluten-free line that an analyst predicts big things for given the company’s strong market foothold and retail network.
Grupo Bimbo lost a bit of its DNA when it re-entered Brazil because there was too much focus on immediate growth, its CEO admits.
Grupo Bimbo will pump 20 million pesos ($1.5m) into a new eco-friendly distribution center in Mexico City as part of its drive towards a fully sustainable supply chain.
Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) will rise to the challenge of increased market competition following the re-entry of Hostess Brands last week, its president says.
Grupo Bimbo must take heed of the booming gluten-free trend as it moves to invest heavily in the US market, says an analyst.
Grupo Bimbo’s CEO Daniel Servitje is a true global leader who has shaped his business into the largest bakery in the world, says the director of the Executives’ Club of...
Bimbo is a popular bakery brand that is in growth but global penetration remains fairly low outside Latin America, an expert says.
Grupo Bimbo’s chairman Don Roberto Servitje Sendra will retire from his position on July 1.
A US flour and grain blend recall has hit major brands including Frito-Lay and Mondelez and forced widespread precautionary recalls on snacks, cereal and biscuit products.
Increased financing costs and higher tax rates caused a plunge in net profit for Mexican bread titan Grupo Bimbo in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2012.
Kellogg has described its Special K Red Berries recall as “very small” as Bimbo Bakeries USA issues a broad voluntary recall on its core bread brands due to possible flexible wire contamination....
Two separate product recalls due to possible metal contamination have been attributed to machinery failure, according to the two firms involved.
Bimbo Bakeries has splurged out $75m on land to build a bakery plant in Pennsylvania as it continues to invest heavily in securing a stronger grip on the Northeast region...
High raw material prices and costly integration of Sara Lee operations led to a sharp net profit slump for Mexican bread titan Grupo Bimbo in the third quarter (Q3).
Grupo Bimbo has opted to buy-back a bakery plant in Gran Canaria that had previously been sold off by Sara Lee in 2009 in a bid to drive a leadership...
Private equity firm Wind Point Partners has agreed to acquire Ohio-based Shearer’s Foods for an undisclosed sum – and has partnered with former Sara Lee CEO C.J. Fraleigh, who will...
Mexican bread titan Grupo Bimbo has said expenses from its Sara Lee buy last year have led to a slight drop in Q2 earnings despite healthy sales.