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Grupo Bimbo and Barry Callebaut extend supply agreement

By Anthony Myers contact

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(From left to right) Héctor Eduardo Cavazos, Business Development Manager, North LATAM, Barry Callebaut; David Hernández, CPO, Grupo Bimbo; Claudia Camacho, Global Procurement Director, Grupo Bimbo; Steve Woolley, President of Barry Callebaut Americas; Ismael Zavala, Procurement VP Mexico, Grupo Bimbo; Jesus Carlos Valencia, General Director, North LATAM, Barry Callebaut; Hugo Van Der Goes, VP Cocoa, Barry Callebaut, Jin Kim, VP, CFO Americas, Barry Callebaut and Isaac Centellas, Procurement Director Mexico, Grupo Bimbo. Pic: Barry Callebaut
(From left to right) Héctor Eduardo Cavazos, Business Development Manager, North LATAM, Barry Callebaut; David Hernández, CPO, Grupo Bimbo; Claudia Camacho, Global Procurement Director, Grupo Bimbo; Steve Woolley, President of Barry Callebaut Americas; Ismael Zavala, Procurement VP Mexico, Grupo Bimbo; Jesus Carlos Valencia, General Director, North LATAM, Barry Callebaut; Hugo Van Der Goes, VP Cocoa, Barry Callebaut, Jin Kim, VP, CFO Americas, Barry Callebaut and Isaac Centellas, Procurement Director Mexico, Grupo Bimbo. Pic: Barry Callebaut

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Barry Callebaut has announced it has renewed its agreement with Grupo Bimbo to supply chocolate and compound in several countries in Central America, the US, Canada and Uruguay.

Mexican Grupo Bimbo is the world’s largest baked goods company, its outsourcing agreement with Barry Callebaut was originally signed in 2012 to cover chocolate products for Bimbo’s domestic market Mexico.

The extended strategic supply agreement enables both companies to continue to drive strategic, long-term growth globally.

David Hernandez, Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) for Grupo Bimbo, said: “We are pleased to extend our strategic relationship with Barry Callebaut, who has been a partner to our business for the last years, and we look forward to their support of continued sustainable growth and accomplish our mission of nourishing a better world​.”

Steve Woolley, President & CEO Americas of Barry Callebaut, said: “I extend a warm congratulations to Grupo Bimbo on its 75th anniversary. As we extend this long-term supply agreement, I am proud that Barry Callebaut remains one of its strategic partners by enabling their powerful vision for growth.”

The parties agreed not to disclose any further terms of the agreement.

Related topics: Outsourcing, Ingredients, Chocolate

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