Grupo Herdez joins the BAMX Pact for Food

Mexico City, Mexico, September, 29, 2022.- September 29 is International Food Loss and Waste Awareness Day.

Within the framework of this important day, Grupo Herdez, the Mexican food company led by Héctor Hernández-Pons Torres, announces its incorporation into the Pact for Food, a national initiative promoted by the Food Bank of Mexico (BAMX).

The Pact for Food – 2030 is a voluntary agreement that brings together organizations along the food chain – from producers to consumers – to make food and beverage production and consumption systems more sustainable and thus avoid food losses and waste (FLW).

The project aims to contribute to a 50% reduction in FLW in Mexico over the next 10 years, through advice on the processes of member companies and organizations, to make food management more efficient in the value chain.

The food company with more than 100 years in the country joins other allies of the Pact for Food such as Bimbo, Unilever, Nestlé, Kellogg’s, Danone, among others.

As part of its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals, 2 Zero Hunger and 12 Responsible Production and Consumption of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, Grupo Herdez contributes with the goal of maintaining less than 1% of food waste in its products .

“With this initiative we reiterate our commitment to the objectives of the 2030 Agenda and SDG 12 Responsible Production and Consumption. We are convinced that alliances like this enhance our contribution to the global sustainability agenda.”

Héctor Hernández-Pons Torres, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Grupo Herdez.

With this alliance, Grupo Herdez also reinforces the long-standing relationship with BAMX, which since 2006 has functioned as an intermediary for the delivery of food for the Herdez Foundation’s monthly donation program, as well as other initiatives to support vulnerable populations or those affected by natural disasters.


  • 2020: We launched the first edition of Semillero Nutrisa. Together with Nutrisa and the Victoria147 business academy for women, we invited women entrepreneurs to participate in a training program to improve the management of their businesses and have the potential to become part of our supply chain.

We established our first technological alliance with Google, which will allow us to accelerate the digital transformation of Grupo Herdez through the use of Google Cloud Platform tools such as BigQuery ML, Looker, among others.

Through the Herdez® brand and Aires de Campo® we joined the “Sowing a New Normality” initiative, promoted by the civil society organizations Ríos Tarango and Ectágono, which aims to increase the vegetation cover of the environmentally valuable area Barranca de Tarango.

  • 2021: We developed the Group’s second proprietary e-commerce platform, with the Nutrisa® online store.

We updated the apps through which we manage the loyalty programs of our retail brands, Cielito Querido Café® and Nutrisa®, improving our customers’ in-store experience.

During the year, 15 formulas had their nutritional profile strengthened by reducing some critical added nutrients (sugars, sodium and saturated fats).

  • 2022: We expanded our capabilities into new categories through the acquisition of Interdeli and Deli, Dips & Snacks. Integrating brands such as Libanius, Flaveur, Liguria and Señor Cactus into our portfolio.

We Issued the first sustainability bond through which we
committed to a 25% reduction in our water consumption.

Together with our partner McCormick & Company, Inc. we
brought the most iconic Mexican cuisine to the tables of the United Kingdom
through meal kits, sauces and condiments under the Herdez® brand.
  In less than a year, we obtained a 5.5% shelf
share in the Tesco supermarket chain.

We consolidated the integration of Chilim Balam® into retail brands, a leading brand in the snack segment