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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.