Gruma is the world’s leading tortilla and corn flour producer. Established in 1949, Gruma is engaged primarily in the production, marketing, distribution, and sale of tortillas, corn flour, wheat flour, offering value-added products such as wraps, pitta, naan, piadina and others, under the concept “Flatbreads of the World”. Within most markets, Gruma operates in the US, Mexico, Venezuela, Central America, Europe, Asia and Oceania. Gruma exports to 102 countries worldwide. It is headquartered in Mexico and has 93 plants and approximately 20,000 employees. In 2009, Gruma had net sales of $3.9bn, of which 73 percent came from non-Mexican operations.