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Imminent Hostess Brands sale would be surprise

The private-equity owners of Hostess Brands are, according to reports, mulling a sale, just a year after buying the US snacks business. Ther...

Focus: Mexico's obesity fight turns to advertising

Mexico is a country battling diet-related health problems. The nation's diabetes right is the highest among the members of the OECD. Last ye...

On the money: Bimbo forecasts US volume recovery

Bakery giant Grupo Bimbo, after seeing underlying sales volumes in the US come under pressure during the first six months of the year, has p...

Focus: Canada Bread boosts Bimbo's global profile

Grupo Bimbo's acquisition of Canada Bread builds on a number of recent deals aimed at strengthening the Mexican baker's hand in North Americ...

Latest Interviews

just the answer: Barry Callebaut 31 Jan 2013

Michelle Russell

Since selling its consumer units over the last few years, business-to-business chocolate maker Barry Callebaut has been treading a new path focused on its "core" business with industrial and artisanal customers. Michelle Russell caught up with Barry Callebaut marketing director for Western Europe, Sofie De Lathouwer at this year's ISM confectionery show in Cologne to find out more about its strategy for growth.

The just-food interview - Barry Callebaut 15 Mar 2012

Dean Best

As the world's largest business-to-business cocoa and chocolate manufacturer, Barry Callebaut is at the forefront of innovation in the sector. In this month's just-food interview, R&D chief Hans Vriens spoke to Dean Best on the future of the chocolate market.

Latest News

Bimbo launches wholegrain options in US 1 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Grupo Bimbo's US arm has announced the nationwide launch of whole grain breads under its Nature's Harvest brand.

Grupo Bimbo sales, earnings rise 27 Apr 2015

Katy Askew

Mexican baker Grupo Bimbo booked higher first-quarter sales and earnings on the back of broad-based regional expansion and improved margins.

New York Bakery Co. launches thin bagels in UK 21 Apr 2015

Dean Best

Grupo Bimbo's UK-based brand The New York Bakery Co. is launching a range of thinner bagels to tap into growing demand for what it called "sandwich alternatives".

Bimbo launches Healthfull bread line across US 14 Apr 2015

Dean Best

Grupo Bimbo is rolling out Healthfull whole grain bread across the US.

Bimbo launches Takis snack brand in Spain 14 Apr 2015

Dean Best

Grupo Bimbo has introduced spicy snacks brand Takis into the Spanish market.

Latest blogs

Profits up, sales down at Canada Bread ahead of Grupo Bimbo sale 2 May 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Ahead of its sale to Mexican bakery firm Grupo Bimbo, Canada Bread has reported a rise in profits for its first quarter of 2014, although sales came under pressire.

Scepticism over rumours linking Bimbo to Hovis 11 Sep 2013

Dean Best

Premier Foods' shares were buoyed last week by talk Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo could be interested in the UK firm's Hovis unit. But not everyone in the City thinks a move from Mexico could be in the offing.

Company research

Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B. de C.V. (BIMBO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B. de C.V. (BIMBO) - Financial and Strategi

Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B. de C.V. (Grupo Bimbo) is one of the leading baking companies in the world. It carries out the production, distribution, and marketing of more than 10,000 products including sliced...

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Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV in Packaged Food (World)

Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV in Packaged Food (World)

Grupo Bimbo continues its global expansion policy, as the world’s second largest bakery company and primary bread producer. Bimbo is now active in Latin and North America, Iberia and China, mainly in...

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Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV in Packaged Food (Mexico)

Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV in Packaged Food (Mexico)

Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV is the leader in bakery in Mexico the company offers more than 100 brands which are distributed through a very strong logistics network through both modern grocery retailers and...

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