Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc.
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management
Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. (BBU) is a food processing company. BBU achieved a 7% energy intensity reduction in 2021 by utilizing ENERGY STAR® benchmarking tools and energy management resources. Key 2021 accomplishment include:
- Earning the ENERGY STAR for 18 bakeries, including four facilities certified for the first time. BBU leads the industrial sector with the largest number of certified plants. Further, two bakeries achieved the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry for energy intensity reductions of 17.8% and 10.3% within a two-year period.
- Promoting its partnership and achievements with ENERGY STAR through social media, news releases, podcasts, and communications to retail customers.
- Supporting the ENERGY STAR industrial partnership and Focus on Energy Efficiency in Food Processing through presentations, mentoring, and active participation.
- Completing high-efficiency lighting upgrades across all the company’s bakeries to prevent 8,000 tons of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions.