Industrias Bachoco (Bachoco) is one of the largest companies in the Mexican poultry industry, as well as one of the largest poultry producers globally. Its main business lines are chicken, eggs, balanced feed, swine, and other products. Bachoco owns and manages more than 1,000 facilities, organized in 9 productive complexes and 66 distribution centres in Mexico, and a production complex in the United States (thanks to the 2017 acquisition of the vertically integrated poultry producer OK Food). Bachoco operates through two segments, with poultry consisting of chicken and egg operations, with the other including livestock, balanced feed for animal consumption and other by-products, as well as a laboratory that produces animal vaccines.

Baseline assessment


Room for improvement


Started the journey

Social inclusion

Room for improvement


Bachoco recognises its role in the nutrition dimension by having policies in place on food safety and workforce nutrition. In the social inclusion dimension, the company commits to health and safety in its operations but does not publicly disclose other relevant commitments. In the environment dimension, apart from a commitment to animal welfare, the company does not set time-bound targets or report on any metrics for key topics in the baseline assessment.

Food and Agriculture Benchmark

The Food and Agriculture Benchmark will assess 350 keystone companies on the issues underpinning the food system transformation agenda. The benchmark’s aim is to stimulate companies to apply sustainable business practices throughout their operations as well as use their influence to encourage value chain partners to do the same. WBA has organised the food and agriculture value chain into six sub-sectors. These sub-sectors are also reflected in the methodology framework.

Food and agriculture revenue
USD 3,103,800,000
Major subsidiaries
OK Food
Consumer brands

Value chain sub-sectors

Other benchmarks

The company is also included in the following benchmarks developed by WBA and our Allies. These benchmarks help to deepen our understanding on key issues and industries.

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