Mexico's Grupo Bimbo, which manufactures packaged bread, cakes, biscuits and other packaged foods, has struck a deal to sell the products of US chewing gum giant Wrigley in Mexico.

Bimbo said its subsidiary Barcel will become the exclusive distributor of Wrigley's chewing gum brands in the region, including Doublemint and Juicy Fruit. No financial details were disclosed.

Grupo Bimbo has 80 plants and distribution centres in 14 countries across the Americas and in Europe.