Saica awarded ‘Best supplier for EMEA’ by Grupo Bimbo
Zaragoza, 05 Dec 2023
Saica is thrilled to announce that it has been presented with the "Best Supplier of the year in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa)" award by Grupo Bimbo, the largest baking company in the world.
As a key European supplier to Grupo Bimbo in Spain, Portugal, France, and Italy, Saica's pivotal role has solidified its position as a reliable partner in the global supply chain of the baking company. This recognition is a testament to the excellent business relationship between Saica and Bimbo, supporting Bimbo to continuously optimise its packaging and reduce its packaging costs.
With its extensive global network, Grupo Bimbo’s Supplier Awards are prestigious and competitive. The awards reflect Grupo Bimbo's commitment to fostering win-win relationships with its suppliers, built on trust and transparency, strengthening the vital connections within the value chain.
Baptiste Leroux, Grupo BIMBO Procurement Director EMEA, added:
“When considering and nominating suppliers for this award, we wanted to reward that supplier that delivered the most outstanding performance in EMEA in areas like value delivery, innovation, quality, customer service and sustainability not only this year, but consistently over time.
On behalf of EMEA, we would like to recognise Saica as our first regional supplier to win the supplier of the year award. They have continuously shown us that they are a true partner for us and are closely aligned to Grupo Bimbo’s values.”
Miguel Angel Martínez, Commercial & Marketing Director, Saica Pack, commented:
“Saica always strives to offer our customers high-quality products and services. Receiving such glowing feedback from our customers is not only rewarding but also a testament to our commitment to delivering innovative packaging solutions globally. This recognition, combined with Grupo Bimbo's generous commendation, validates our dedication to the circular economy and sustainability. It underscores the mutual appreciation between Saica and our clients and highlights how our ongoing investment plans to enhance infrastructure are continuously improving our services.
Saica Group remains committed to providing sustainable packaging solutions and continuously optimising operations to meet the evolving needs of its valued customers”.
About Saica Group
Saica Group is one of the leading companies in Europe in the manufacture of recycled paper for corrugated board, with an annual production capacity of 3.3 million tonnes of recycled paper for corrugated board. With more than 10,000 employees and a presence in Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Turkey, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the United States and Poland, Saica Group has four business lines: manufacture of recycled paper for corrugated board (Saica Paper), waste management and environmental services (Saica Natur), production of corrugated board packaging (Saica Pack) and flexible packaging (Saica Flex). The group's turnover is €5,427 million euro, aggregated turnover at 31 December 2022.
About Grupo Bimbo
Grupo Bimbo is the world's largest and leading bakery company and a major player in snacks. It has 217 bakeries and plants and more than 1,500 sales centres strategically located in 34 countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. Its main product lines include boxed bread, pastries, sweet bread, cakes, biscuits, toast, English muffins, bagels, tortillas and flatbread and savoury snacks, among others. Grupo Bimbo manufactures more than 9,000 products and has one of the largest distribution networks in the world, with more than 57,000 routes and more than 148,000 employees. Its shares are traded on the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) under the ticker symbol BIMBO and on the US over-the-counter market through a Level 1 ADR programme, under the ticker symbol BMBOY.