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Paula Krizanovic

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Coca-Cola is looking at entering Brazil's dairy sectorCoca-Cola eyes Brazil dairy entry with Verde Campo acquisition 8 December 2015

Coca-Cola is in talks to buy Brazilian dairy player Laticínios Verde Campo in a move that would see the soft drinks giant enter the country's dairy sector.

Arcor has acquired a stake in Mastellone HermanosArcor takes 25% stake in dairy firm Mastellone Hermanos 7 December 2015

Argentinian confectionery and bakery group Arcor is to take a 25% stake in local dairy firm Mastellone Hermanos.

BRF to acquire margarine and meat brands from Molinos Rio de la PlataBRF to buy clutch of Molinos Rio de la Plata brands 5 October 2015

BRF, the Brazil-based food giant, has moved to strengthen its presence in Argentina through the acquisition of a range of brands from local group Molinos Rio de la Plata.

Industry watchers expect some impact on purchasing habits but forecast dairy sector will continue to growBriefing: Latin America and dairy - Optimism in Brazil despite slowdown 18 May 2015

Brazil's economy slowed sharply in 2014 and is forecast to fall into recession this year. What impact could this have on dairy consumption in the country? Paula Krizanovic investigates.

Veronica outlined ways milk could improve healthArgentina's Verónica in "Latin America milk first" 23 April 2015

Argentine dairy firm Verónica has launched the first milk with higher levels of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA milk) in Latin America.

Closure marks Grupo Gloria's exit from PeruGrupo Gloria shuts Uruguay Parmalat plant 4 March 2015

Peru's Grupo Gloria has confirmed a decision to shut down its dairy plant in Nueva Helvecia, Uruguay, where it manufactured Parmalat's products under the brand Ercolat.

Brazil's largest retailer GPA investing in expanding online servicesBriefing: Emerging market e-commerce: Retail optimism over Brazil's online grocery channel 28 January 2015

Brazil's online food retail market is, as in many emerging markets, still in its infancy. However, industry watchers report it is a expanding channel and, despite challenges in logistics and distribution, retailers believe demand will grow. Paula Krizanovic reports.

Talks between Nestle and workers started in MarchNestle Venezuela plant strike ends, salary talks restart 31 October 2014

A Nestle cereals and cooking ingredients plant in Venezuela has started operations again after a strike stopped production for two days, with workers resuming talks on pay.

Dole is investing US$28m in an IV range produce plant in ColombiaDole opens produce plant in Colombia 13 October 2014

Fruit and vegetable processor Dole Food Co. has invested US$28m in a ready-to-eat packaged vegetable plant in Colombia.

Mondelez to focus on its core business in ArgentinaMondelez and Argentinian firm Molinos strike two deals 10 October 2014

Mondelez International is tightening up operations in Argentina, announcing two transactions with local food group Molinos Rio de la Plata.

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