S&P Global Ratings sube calificaciones de Grupo Herdez a ‘mxAA’ de ‘mxAA-’ por su sólido desempeño operativo y financiero; la perspectiva es estable

Ciudad de México, 28 de marzo de 2019.- S&P Global Ratings subió hoy su calificación crediticia de emisor de largo plazo en escala nacional –CaVal– a ‘mxAA’ de ‘mxAA-’ de Grupo Herdez, S.A.B. de C.V. (Grupo Herdez). La perspectiva es estable.

Además, subió sus calificaciones de deuda en escala nacional de sus certificados bursátiles (HERDEZ 13, HERDEZ 14, HERDEZ 17, HERDEZ 17-2, HERDEZ 18) a ‘mxAA’ de ‘mxAA-’. La calificación de recuperación de la deuda que calificamos de Grupo Herdez (que consiste principalmente en certificados bursátiles en el mercado mexicano) se mantiene en ‘3’, lo que indica una expectativa significativa (50%-
90%, aproximado de 65%) de recuperación para los tenedores de bonos en caso de incumplimiento de pago.


  • 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