Bimbo Launches New Products in Panama

Mexican corporation 'Grupo Bimbo' launched two new breads exclusively for the Panamanian market.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

They are completely produced in Panama, and the idea is to market them abroad in the medium term, remarked Claudia Montiel, brand chief at "Grupo Bimbo".

They are "raisin bread and butter bread, two flavors highly demanded in the local market. They were not part of the company's 5.000 product portfolio", reports local newspaper La Estrella.

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