All news articles for July 2018

Grupo Bimbo has successfully completed it voluntary redundancy program in an effort to create a leaner organization. Pic: Grupo Bimbo

‘Leaner’ Grupo Bimbo reports quarterly loss

By Gill Hyslop

Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo reported a massive 87% second-quarter revenue decline after it took a 1,960m pesos ($105m) charge for a voluntary redundancy program to create a ‘lean organization design.’

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Special edition: 'The rise of free from'

The demand for products with dual or multiple free-from labeling is growing

By Gill Hyslop

The rise of free from is throwing up unique challenges for manufacturers in that, often products that replace allergens can have an allergen classification themselves, like nuts to provide protein and fat content; or eggs or milk to bind ingredients in...

The Free From sector is showing no signs of letting up.

Special edition: 'The rise of free from'

The unprecedented rise of free from

By Gill Hyslop

The free from sector was conceived for – and remains vital to – millions of consumers who deal with allergies, intolerances and related conditions, but today, the movement has evolved into something far more complex encompassing a host of consumer interests...

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