Bread biz to Grupo Bimbo

Sara Lee announced in November 2010 that it would sell its North American Fresh bakery unit to baking company <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP000017403" title="Grupo Bimbo" href="/topic/business/consumer-goods-industries/food-industry/grupo-bimbo-ORCRP000017403.topic">Grupo Bimbo</a> for $959 million as it looked to concentrate more on its coffee and meat businesses.<br>
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Here, Gerardo Garcia unloads a Bimbo delivery truck at one of the company's bakeries on November 9, 2010 in Bedford Park, Illinois.

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Sara Lee announced in November 2010 that it would sell its North American Fresh bakery unit to baking company Grupo Bimbo for $959 million as it looked to concentrate more on its coffee and meat businesses.

Here, Gerardo Garcia unloads a Bimbo delivery truck at one of the company's bakeries on November 9, 2010 in Bedford Park, Illinois.

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