FAQs:quick answers to common questions

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How do you pronounce the name Bimbo®?

Just look at the cute Bimbo® Bear’s face and say “Beembo.”™ It’s been pronounced this way in countries all over the world for over 65 years.

Do all of the sliced bread varieties contain whole grains?

No. While some of the sliced bread varieties are enriched with vitamins A, D & E and calcium and are free of artificial colors, flavors and high fructose corn syrup, only the Made with Whole Grain White and Honey Wheat sliced bread varieties contain whole grain.

Do you ever bring back discontinued items?

We continually review our product line and we consider several factors before we make the decision to discontinue an item. Even though an item may not be available now, there is a chance that we may reintroduce it sometime in the future.

What does the Bimbo® Bear do for fun?

He likes to ride bikes, play soccer with his friends, and eat sandwiches made with Bimbo® Bread. He also loves to ride around in hot air balloons. But, only after he finishes his homework first.

Which of your products contain animal products?

Our policies on labeling and declaring ingredients comply with federal regulation. Because our recipes may change, always review the complete label on individual packages to determine suitability for your particular needs. Note: Our suppliers specify that the fatty acids in our emulsifiers and dough conditioners (such as the mono- and diglycerides) are derived from vegetable sources.

Are any of your products gluten-free?

None of our brands presently offers any gluten-free products. If this relates to a serious health concern for you or your family, we recommend that you consider dietary alternatives.

Are any of your products kosher?

From time to time, our company has been proud to offer a number of kosher-certified products to our consumers. Our products characterized as "kosher" carry kashruth trademarks and are certified by those specific rabbinic organizations in those geographic areas. If one of our products carries no kosher description or seal, we make no representation concerning kosher status.

How can I find the magical Bimbo® world from your commercial?

Finding the Bimbo® world is easy. Just bite into a delicious, and nutritious sandwich made from Bimbo® bread - it’s like you’re there. With, or without, a special lunchbox.

Will you share a recipe on a discontinued item?

When we discontinue an item, there is a chance we could reintroduce it in the future. Our recipes are very important to our business, and all of them are proprietary to our company. We hope you understand our need for confidentiality in this regard.

Where is Bimbo Bakeries USA’s corporate headquarters?

Bimbo Bakeries USA is headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania. Our address is 255 Business Center Drive, Horsham, Pennsylvania 19044.

Do you use GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in your products?

GMOs are plants that have been genetically changed by inserting a gene from an unrelated species. We use only approved ingredients conforming to health, safety and quality assurance standards set by the U.S. government and other governmental bodies worldwide. Our high-quality ingredients include some that may be derived from genetically modified corn, soybean and canola.

Are the mono- and diglycerides in your products derived from an animal or vegetable source?

Mono- and diglycerides, which have earned GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) status by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, are naturally present in fats and have been used with a high confidence of safety for many years. The mono- and diglycerides we use are vegetable derived and provide the product quality and taste our customers enjoy.

What makes your products so tasty?

All of our products are packed with goodness and baked with love every day. It’s like we send a long a little hug with every bite.

Can I purchase via the web?

Our products cannot be purchased through the Internet at this time.

What is proof-of-purchase?

A proof-of-purchase is another name for Universal Product Code, a bar code (you see them on the package of just about every product you purchase) used for scanning by the check-out person.

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