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Steve Jones has been appointed to head the retail sales and category team at Bimbo UK. Pic: Bimbo UK

Bimbo UK appoints Hovis alum as head of retail

By Gill Hyslop

The UK arm of the Mexican bakery conglomerate - and world's biggest bakery manufacturer - has appointed Steve Jones as head of Retail to further drive the growth of Bimbo in the UK.

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...

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.

Entenmann's today produces 1 billion doughnuts annually. Pic: BBU

Remembering Charles Entenmann, builder of a baked goods empire

By Gill Hyslop

The master baker, entrepreneur, philanthropist and son of the founder of Entenmann’s – who help grow his family’s bakery into a powerhouse brand in the Grupo Bimbo stable – died in Key Largo, Florida, on 24 February 2022, aged 92.

The Movie Night Sweet & Salty Snack Bundle is just one of the curated packs available on BBU's new D2C platform.

Bimbo Bakeries launches D2C shopping site

By Gill Hyslop

Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) – a subsidiary of the Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV – has launched a direct-to-consumer platform that delivers BBU brands to the doorsteps of consumers.

A California district court judge has denied the approval of a class-action settlement involving a Bimbo Bakeries USA labelling case. Pic: GettyImages/serggn

Court denies Bimbo settlement in alleged mislabelling case

By Gill Hyslop

A district court in California has repudiated a proposed class action settlement by Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) to two California residents who alleged the bakery giant had misbranded several of its baked goods.

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