Bimbo Bakeries USA
Executives: Chrmn & CEO: Daniel Javier Servitje Montull; EVP: Pablo Elizondo Huerta; EVP: Javier Augusto González Franco; EVP: Gabino Miguel Gómez Carbajal; Pres-Bimbo Bakeries USA: Alfred Penny; Pres-Bimbo SA: Miguel Angel Espinoza Ramirez; Pres-Barcel SA de CV: Ricardo Padilla Anguiano; CFO: Guillermo Jorge Quiroz Abed; Chief Global Human Relations Officer: Raul Arguelles Diaz Gonzalez; Chief Global Services Officer: Reynaldo Reyna Rodriguez
Parent: Grupo Bimbo
Brands: Arnold, Ballpark, Beefsteak, Bimbo, Boboli, Brownberry, Entenmann’s, Eureka, Francisco, Freihofer’s, J.J. Nissen, Marinela, Mrs. Baird's, Nature’s Harvest, Oroweat, Sara Lee, Sara Lee Snacks, Stroehmann, Thomas’, Tia Rosa
Through a combination of software programs, diagnostic tools and skilled workers, food manufacturers are getting better performance from their key production assets.
Authentic flavor is a start, but ethnic food ingredients now face the same scrutiny as their apple pie neighbors.
Convenience, premium products, wellness, nostalgia/comfort and global flavors are driving trends in the U.S. bakery industry.
With 322 total mergers and acquisitions recorded in 2010, the food and beverage industry is seeing the highest M&A figure since 2008, and about even with the 2005 figure.