Grupo Bimbo Donates More Than 2.8 Million Slices of Bread Globally to Nourish a Better World Through the Bimbo Global Race

September 28, 2023 Bimbo Canada

Grupo Bimbo, the world’s leading bakery, held the eighth edition of the Bimbo Global Race, an event that brought together more than 120,000 runners in physical races across 17 countries and 24 cities.  The Canadian leg of the Bimbo Global Race, presented by Dempster’s®, took place at Ashbridges Bay Park in Toronto and welcomed more than 2,800 participants of all ages.

Bimbo Canada Teams Up With NBCUniversal for a Gru-Vy Minions Partnership

December 5, 2022 Bimbo Canada

Canada’s oldest and largest commercial bakery, Bimbo Canada, is teaming up with the highest grossing animated franchise of all time—NBCUniversal’s Minions. The program pairs Canadian staples such as Dempster’s®, Villaggio®, POM®, Sara Lee Little Bites® and more with the universally loved cultural powerhouse of Minions.

Bimbo Canada Wins Two Clean50 Awards

October 18, 2022 Bimbo Canada

Bimbo Canada is proud to announce that it has won two 2023 Clean50 awards.  The company won a national award for transitioning from plastic bread bag closures to compostable cardboard clips.  We are also proud to announce that Jeff Robertson, Director, Environment and Sustainability, has been named a 2023 Clean50 Emerging Leader.

Bimbo Canada Unveils The First Legacy Space in a Manufacturing Facility With the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund

October 18, 2022 Bimbo Canada

Bimbo Canada is extremely proud to announce that it has expanded its Legacy Spaces partnership with the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) and unveiled the first Legacy Space in Canada in a manufacturing setting in its bakery in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  The company unveiled its first Legacy Space at its head office in Etobicoke, Ontario in March, 2022 and over the next two months will create two more Legacy Spaces at its bakeries in Montreal, Quebec and Moncton, New Brunswick. 

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Bimbo Canada Becomes First National Bakery in North America to Introduce Compostable Bread Bag Clips

April 12, 2022 Bimbo Canada

Bimbo Canada is taking an important step towards achieving a circular economy by transitioning plastic bread bag tags to compostable, cardboard bread bag clips on all bread products including Dempster’s®, Villaggio®, POM®, Bon Matin®, Ben’s®, and Stonemill®. This small, yet impactful change will begin immediately and will begin and is anticipated to be complete by June, 2022.