Gamesa

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Gamesa, S. de R.L. de C.V.
Subsidiary of PepsiCo
Founded 1921; 96 years ago (1921)
Headquarters San Nicolás de los Garza, Nuevo León, Mexico
Products Cookies
Pasta
Website www.gamesa.com.mx

Gamesa (formerly Galletera Mexicana S.A. de C.V.) is Mexico's largest manufacturer of cookies. The company also makes pasta, flour, ready to eat cereals and other related products. It is headquartered in San Nicolás de los Garza, Nuevo León, and have production facilities in eight states across Mexico and one in Colombia. In 1990, they were acquired by PepsiCo, also owner of Pepsi and Sabritas in Mexico.

Gamesa also sells cookies in the United States, Central and South America.

Among their most successful brands are "Galletas Marías", "Emperador", "Arcoiris", "Mamut", "Chokis", and "Maizoro".

History[edit]

Alberto, Ignacio, and Manuel Santos Gonzalez, three brothers, acquired the majority of the stocks of the pasta and cookie company "Lara" in 1921, which would change name and merge with other companies to create "Gamesa".

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