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BBU's bakeries perform in the top 25% for energy efficiency among similar facilities in the US. Pic: Grupo Bimbo

Grupo Bimbo rocks for its ethicality and energy efficiency ethos

By Gill Hyslop

The Mexican bakery giant has been recognised for the sixth time by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, while Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) has been honoured by the EPA for its energy usage at 20 of its facilities, setting the bar for the...

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SNAC International names new leadership

By Gill Hyslop

SNAC International has announced its new Board of officers and directors, elected to help newly elected president and CEO Christine Cochran to advance the snacking industry’s public policy goals.

Fox's and Burton's have merged. Pic: FBC UK

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FBC UK is the new kid on the biscuit block

By Gill Hyslop

Burton’s Biscuits and Fox’s Biscuits (as of 28 March 2022) have merged to form Fox’s Burton’s Companies (FBC) UK, led by CEO Simon Browne.

The rules speak for themselves. Pic: Rule Breaker Snacks

Bimbo-backed Rule Breaker sets its sights on $2.2m in 2022

By Gill Hyslop

Rule Breaker Snacks – a Grupo Bimbo-backed brand of allergen-free plant-based brownies and blondies – has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign to meet runaway demand sparked by a Shark Tank appearance last year.

Brands that resonate happiness will win with today's consumers. Pic: GettyImages/fizkes

What makes consumers happy?

By Gill Hyslop

In a world gone mad, it’s more imperative than ever for brands to preserve the values and needs that are important to consumers.

Miss Macaroon is on a mission to bake a brighter future, reinvesting 100% of profits into helping unemployed young people gain skills. Pic: GettyImages/Charday Penn

Macaroons make the difference in surmounting stigmas

By Gill Hyslop

The power of macaroons in helping to overcome social barriers was again highlighted at the graduation of 28 exceptional individuals who successfully completed the pioneering MacsMAD programme.

Two Magpies knew it could raise funds in a short space of time from its best-seller. Pic: Two Magpies

The art of craft

Two Magpies raises dough for Ukraine

By Gill Hyslop

The artisan bakery group has joined businesses across the UK to raise funds to help with the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.