MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — Rothbury Farms, Custom Blends has been recognized by Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V. as its supplier of the year for Bimbo Bakeries USA. The announcement was made recently as part of Grupo Bimbo’s “Best Supplier of the Year” awards, which recognize the company’s partners’ commitment to business excellence in the delivery of goods and services.

Daniel Servitje, chairman and chief executive officer of Grupo Bimbo, led the ceremony, which was attended by the chief executives of the various subsidiaries of the company.

In addition to Rothbury Farms, other award winners were: Danisco Mexicana for Bimbo Mexico, SA; McCormick Pesa for Barcel, SA; Poultry Triple A for Bimbo Latin Center; and Port Royal Mills for Canada Bread. This is the first year that Grupo Bimbo recognized a Canadian bread supplier.

Grupo Bimbo recognized suppliers as a key part of the value chain, which aims to build mutually beneficial relationships with high levels of trust, openness and transparency. The award aims to strengthen the relationship the company has with each of them.

“At Grupo Bimbo we work under a commitment to deliver products of the highest quality and freshness to our consumers in the 22 countries where we operate,” Servitje said. “The dedication and commitment of our suppliers is a core part of that commitment, therefore we always seek to strengthen our relationship with each of them.”