•  Last Fortunes Countdown #6 •  Last Fortunes Countdown #5 •  Last Fortunes Countdown #3 & #4 •  Last Fortunes Countdown #2 •  Last Fortunes Countdown #1 •  Fortune for October •  Your Guide to this Fall's Bodily Fluid Moons •  Rinse. Wash. Repeat. •  To the Pole! •  Just a Box of Games, Box 4 •  About Damn Time •  Fortune •  Once More Unto the Breach •  I Surrender •  Just a Box of Games, Box 3 •  Just a Box of Games, Box 2 •  Just a Box of Games, Box 1 •  Gun Belt •  A Man, A Man, A Plan, Not Approved •  Come Home, George McGovern

all items  RSS feed
multimedia-only RSS feed
politics-only RSS feed
RSS 2.0

©2003-2017 Darrel Plant

Politics and Media
Atrios
Daily Kos
First Draft
This Modern World
Dennis Perrin
A Tiny Revolution
The Huffington Post
Crooks and Liars

Multimedia
Unity
diamondTearz
iPhoneKicks
Portland Area Game Developer Interest Group
Touch Arcade
BIT-101
712
Dean's Director Tutorials & Resources
MXNA: Director
Director Online Users Group

Music
Stan Ridgway
They Might Be Giants
The Stranglers
The Tubes
The Dickies
Ray Davies

People & Stuff
Phillip Kerman
The Lonely Robot
Wexford Girl
Extraordinary Days
Ken Jennings
Bob Harris


«  Behold the Catsino  |   Main   |  The Internet Did It  »


»  August 8, 2010

What the...?  

Bimbo Eruption

Grupo Bimbo Logo

Food 4 Less still has the durian fruit in their produce section. While Barbara and I were shopping there today I noticed another less exotic though still amusing import.

When we were in Mexico a couple of years back, I saw the Bimbo bakeries logo everywhere on signs, trucks, and shops. We got a bit of a chuckle remembering Barbara's research a couple decades back to demolish an opposing attorney's argument claiming that "bimbo" wasn't really a derogatory term. I guess it's a good thing he hadn't spent much time in Spain or Mexico or he'd have claimed it just meant "bread".

We wondered at the time how the brand would fare in the US, little knowing that Bimbo was already the corporate owner of well-known US brands like Orowheat, Entenmann's, and Boboli. And now you can get your Bimbo bread here in Portland.

Sun Aug 08, 2010 20:15 -0700