Grupo bimbo is the largest baking company in the world and a relevant participant in snacks. Grupo bimbo has 194 plants and more than 1,700 sales centers strategically located in 32 countries throughout the americas, europe, asia and africa. Its main product lines include sliced bread, buns & rolls, pastries, cakes, cookies, english muffins, bagels, tortillas and flatbreads, salty snacks and confectionery products, among others. Grupo bimbo produces over 13,000 products and has one of the largest direct distribution networks in the world, with approximately three million points of sale, around 58,000 routes and more than 133,000 associates. Its shares trade on the mexican stock exchange (bmv) under the ticker symbol bimbo, and in the over-the-counter market in the united states with a level 1 adr, under the ticker symbol BMBOY.