Grupo Bimbo

Hatching new ideas – Big Food’s incubator and accelerator programmes

As with in-house venture capital funds, for big food companies looking to gain exposure to new, exciting, potentially faster-growing categories,…

Big Food’s stake in the future – in-house venture-capital funds’ investments

For Big Food companies looking to gain exposure to new, exciting, potentially faster-growing categories, M&A remains a popular route. But…

Grupo Bimbo gears up for “transitional phase” amid contrasts in consumer behaviour

Grupo Bimbo is poised for a “transitional phase” in 2024 as the bakery business gears up for further improvements in…

Grupo Bimbo to close US bakery

Mexican giant Grupo Bimbo plans to shut down a baking plant in the US by April. The closure of the…

Union hits out at Bimbo plan to close factory in Spain

Spanish union CCOO has criticised a decision by Grupo Bimbo to close a manufacturing facility in the south-east of the…

Grupo Bimbo snaps up gluten-free bakery company Amaritta in Spain

Mexico’s Grupo Bimbo has acquired Spain-based gluten-free bakery company, Amaritta. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. “With the…

The winners – 2023’s food industry success stories

As global packaged food businesses continue to battle headwinds, including inflation in their supply chains and a cost-of-living crisis impacting…

2023 – the year in food M&A

Our annual look at the global food industry through the prism of M&A identified major manufacturers making repositioning plays and…

Kamay Ventures eyes more investment from food, drinks groups

Kamay Ventures is in talks with fresh investors in the food and beverage sectors following Grupo Bimbo joining the Latin…

Grupo Bimbo confirms Mile Hi Bakery acquisition

Grupo Bimbo has snapped up smaller US peer Mile Hi Bakery. The bakery giant disclosed the move for the Colorado…