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Grupo Bimbo has signed an agreement with Invenergy to run its US operation on wind power. Pic: Grupo Bimbo

Grupo Bimbo to run US operations on wind

By Gill Hyslop

Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo has signed a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) to source wind power for its Bimbo Bakeries USA facilities.

Phil Boehm received recognition for sharing his industry knowledge at the Baking Tech Conference in Chicago. Pic: BAS

Baking Tech Conference 2018

Bimbo warns of challenges as FDA yet to finalize nutrition label deadline

By Douglas Yu

At the Baking Tech Conference held in Chicago at the end of February, Phil Boehm, director of regulatory affairs at Bimbo Bakeries USA, said the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) compliance dates were only a proposal, and if not finalized soon,...

Grupo Bimbo has finalized the acquisition of US bun producer East Balt Bakeries and formed a new division, Bimbo QSR, to focus on the quick service restaurant sector. Pic: ©iStock/firstwavemedia

Grupo Bimbo finalizes East Balt deal to form Bimbo QSR

By Gill Hyslop

Grupo Bimbo has completed the integration of East Balt Bakeries, opening a new division that will boost the Mexican bakery giant’s global growth strategy in ‘high-potential’ markets and sectors.

Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo has opened a bakery facility in Colombia and broke ground for a distribution facility in Mexico City. Pic: Grupo Bimbo

Bimbo Colombia opens $86m bakery facility

By Gill Hyslop

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.

Globally, few shoppers are interested in gluten=free products because of gluten intolerance, however, the trend has become mainstream. Pic: ©iStock/Highwaystarz-Photography

Gluten-free surges into mainstream despite challenges

By Gill Hyslop

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.