Latest food news & analysis in Latin America
In part two of his survey of the food policy areas to watch worldwide in 2017, just-food's contributing editor Ben Cooper runs the rule over...
A growing body of food makers are adopting zero-based budgeting as a tool to reduce costs and improve resource allocation. The method has al...
General Mills secured its entry into the fledgling but growing Brazilian yoghurt market with the acquisition of local player Carolina just b...
Much attention has been focused on the impact Mexico's tax on soda tax introduced in January 2014 has had on consumption. Ben Cooper looks a...
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.
Brazil has cancelled the Federal Inspection Service (FIS) registration certificates of three meat facilities in the country over irregularities discovered as part of a federal investigation into alleged corruption, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply has announced.
Mexico-based bakery giant Grupo Bimbo has appointed Diego Gaxiola as its new CFO after Guillermo Quiroz decided to retire.
Brazil has lifted an export ban on three meat plants under investigation as part of the country's federal probe into alleged corruption.
JBS is to temporarily reduce the number of workers at ten plants in Brazil to adjust to a decline in domestic beef sales in the wake of the fraud allegations that have hit the sector.
BRF has made changes to the management structure at the top of the Brazil-based meat giant in the wake of a probe into allegations of corruption that have rocked the country's meat sector.
JBS, one of the Brazil-based meat processors at the centre of corruption allegations, has refused to be drawn on a report it is considering suspending the flotation of its overseas operations.
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