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.
Mexican bakery manufacturer Grupo Bimbo has established an alliance with Mercedes-Benz for eco-friendly vans that it claims will reduce operating costs by 30% compared to its last vehicles.
Grupo Bimbo is calling for entrants in the 2012 Pan-American Nutrition, Food Science and Technology Awards, which offers eight awards for research in the field of nutrition, and eight in...
Bimbo Bakeries USA plans to invest $75m in a new facility in Texas, US, to produce bread and buns.
Bimbo Bakeries USA has expanded distribution of Sara Lee Breads to Northeast markets in the US.
Sara Lee has recorded growth in its second quarter results, but sales for its bakery category weakened performance in its core meat segment.
Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has today announced the signing of a long-term supply agreement with Latin American bakery firm Grupo Bimbo.
Sara Lee has announced that it is considering an offer from French private equity firm Sagard for its European chilled dough business Eurodough.
Sara Lee has completed the sale of its American Fresh Bakery business to Mexican firm Grupo Bimbo for $709m.
Ralcorp confirmed this week it had closed the $545m deal to buy Sara Lee’s Refrigerated Dough Business.
Sara Lee has entered into an agreement to sell its North American branded refrigerated dough products business to Ralcorp Holdings and is also intending to divest its French refrigerated dough...
Bread manufacturer, Grupo Bimbo, is the latest food giant to sign a research deal with EnWave to test “certain food products” on its nutraREV vacuum-based food dehydration technology.
Bread giant Grupo Bimbo has acquired the North American bakery business of Sara Lee for $959m.
Sara Lee has become the latest food manufacturer to join the voluntary Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative (CFBAI) that aims to restrict advertising of junk food to children.
Leading Spanish food company Grupo Siro has opened a €6m research and development facility in El Espinar, northern Spain to develop a range of new products including ones suitable for...
Chairman and CEO of Sara Lee Corp. Brenda Barnes has resigned from the company so she can focus on improving her health after she suffered a stroke in May, the...
US group Sara Lee has announced the sale of its air care business Ambi Pur to Procter & Gamble as it looks to consolidate itself as a top international food...
Sara Lee has issued a clarification statement regarding its EarthGrain-brand bread after organic farming campaigners at Cornucopia accused it of “misleading and unethical” claims.
Sara Lee intends to reduce the salt content in a range of products by an average of 20 percent over the next five years, the company has announced.
Sara Lee has posted a sharp drop in international bakery sales for the fiscal year, a month after announcing the sale of three Spanish bakeries.
Sara Lee is selling three of its bakery plants in Spain to Grupo Siro because of weakness in the Spanish market.
Sara Lee has announced that it will slash 700 jobs from its global workforce and outsource parts of its North American and European finance and information services groups.