Grupo Bimbo announced that it has signed a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) to receive 100 megawatts of wind energy from Invenergy, North America’s largest independent renewable energy company. The agreement will deliver emissions reductions as well as social and economic benefits related to Invenergy’s Santa Rita East wind farm in Texas. Construction and operation of Invenergy’s Santa Rita East… Read more »
Bakery company Grupo Bimbo has taken a step towards its emission reduction goals after partnering with Invenergy, who will supply the company with 100 mW of wind energy. Grupo Bimbo is aiming to become the first bakery company in the US to source 100% of its energy from renewable sources and aims to achieve this ambition by 2020. The company… Read more »
Bakers and their ingredient suppliers, eager to put adjustment plans in place, are waiting on new Food and Drug Administration rulings. The F.D.A. has yet to finalize a compliance date for its new Nutrition Facts Panel, and it has yet to rule on whether certain ingredients, including inulin, meet the agency’s definition of dietary fiber. “The biggest challenge I think… Read more »
The Bimbo baking company announced today that it will invest 2.3 billion pesos (about 129 million dollars) in the construction of the “largest and most modern” distribution center in the country. Industry in America. The baking company Bimbo announced today that it will invest 2.3 billion pesos (about 129 million dollars) in the construction of the distribution center “more Large… Read more »
Mexico’s Giant Bread Maker Bimbo To Purchase U.S. East Balt Bakeries For $650 million
Canada Bread Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V., has announced plans to close its bakery in St-Côme-Linière, Que., on May 19. Production of the facility’s bread will be transferred to other Canada Bread bakeries in Quebec, the company said.
Mexican bakery magnate Lorenzo Servitje, who built his Grupo Bimbo into an international snack and baked-goods empire that acquired brands such as Entenmann’s, Thomas, Freihofer’s and Stroehmann, has died. He was 98.
Bimbo Bakeries USA has begun the installation of a biodigester at the company’s Hazleton baking plant. The system will generate renewable energy and diminish wastewater disposal. The company said an additional sustainability benefit of the installation will be an overall reduction of 27,750 lbs of carbon dioxide emissions that result when diesel trucks haul off wastewater each week from the… Read more »
Spanish food maker Adam Foods has reached an agreement to acquire certain Panrico assets in Spain, Portugal and Andorra from Mexican baker Grupo Bimbo. The agreement could see Adam Foods take control of Panrico’s bread business, including two production plants in Gulpilhares, Portuga, and Teror, Gran Canaria. Adam would also gain patents and licenses to market Panrico products in Italy, Germany… Read more »
Not everyone is familiar with the Bimbo Bakeries USA name. However, probably everyone in the United States has enjoyed at least one of the company’s many products at one time or another. Thanks in great part to its focus on providing the best quality, freshest baked goods at a great value to customers and consumers, Bimbo Bakeries USA became the… Read more »