Latest food news & analysis in Latin America
Dairy producers in Mexico have turned to product diversification to boost sales in the face of rising costs, weak purchasing power within lo...
Brazilian protein giants Marfrig and JBS have reached an agreement that will see the ownership of European poultry processor Moy Park transf...
Brazilian protein group Marfrig surprised the market yesterday (15 January) with the announcement CEO Sergio Rial will stand down. Rial was...
BRF, the Brazilian meat giant, is undergoing significant change. The company has initiated a massive behind-the-scenes restructuring drive t...
Arla Foods has invested significantly in overseas expansion, including in emerging markets, to look for avenues for future growth. The European dairy co-op's moves in developing markets have largely centred on Russia, China and Africa but it is also stepping up its activity in Latin America. Dean Best spoke to Arla executive vice president to find out more.
Brazilian food group BRF is working to an ambitious agenda. The company is bent on expanding as a global food manufacturer operating in the protein space. However, eking out growth in stagnant developed markets such as Europe can prove somewhat problematic. At this year's SIAL trade show in Paris, Katy Askew spoke to Europe CEO Roberto Banfi to find out how the company plans to meet this challenge.
The US market has opened to fresh beef imports from Brazil and Argentina, ending a long period of restriction, the US Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service revealed yesterday (29 June).
Seafood processor Marine Harvest has announced a restructure in Chile which will result in job losses.
Marfrig has entered into a deal to sell its European meat business, Moy Park, to fellow Brazil-based meat group JBS for around US$1.5bn.
Marine Harvest announced today (9 June) the proposed merger of its Chilean business, Marine Harvest Chile, with AquaChile has been terminated.
Lifeway Foods is expanding distribution of its probiotic dairy beverage to Mexico.
Russia has imposed a temporary ban on imports from 10 Brazilian meat processing plants.
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