Baking & Snack - September 2015 - 44


Noel brings joy to the world
AbiMar Foods' parent company,
Grupo Nutresa SA, is one Colombia's
largest and fastest growing food
companies that produce and sell cold
cuts, biscuits, chocolates, coffee, ice
cream, pasta and prepared foods.
AbiMar is a part of Noel SA, Grupo
Nutresa's biscuit division, which was
founded in 1916 and owns more
than half of the cookie and cracker
market in its home country. As its
name indicates, Noel represents the
joy of Christmas to its consumers in
Colombia and beyond.
Headquartered in Medellin, Grupo
Nutresa operates more than 40 plants
in 14 countries and sells its products
in 72 others on five continents. Over
the years, it has grown through acquisitions. Most recently, it purchased
Colombia's largest quick-service
restaurant chain and started up the
first Starbucks cafe in that country,
where it commands a 60% share of
the markets in which it competes.
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