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Paula Krizanovic

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Arcor also mulling joint venture agreement in DubaiArgentina's Arcor forms candy joint venture in Angola with Switzerland's Webcor 2 July 2018

Argentine confectionery giant Arcor is forming a US$45m joint venture with Switzerland-based Webcor Group to manufacture candy and cookies in the African country of Angola. 

Peru set to bring in warning labels on foods high in certain nutrientsPeru issues warning labels for foods high in fat, salt, sugar 22 June 2018

Food manufacturers operating in Peru will have to include warning labels on the packaging of and adverts for products with high levels of salt, sugar and fats.

Alicorp board gave green light to two dealsPeru's Alicorp moves towards acquisitions 11 May 2018

Peru-based multinational Alicorp has announced its board of directors has approved plans to buy Fino and ADM-SAO, two oil processing companies in Bolivia.

SanCor - deal with Adecoagro okayed by members.SanCor members give all-clear to tie-up with Argentina's Adecoagro 13 April 2018

Members of dairy cooperative SanCor have given the green light for the Argentina-based firm to proceed with a tie-up with the country's largest raw milk producer Adecoagro. 

SanCor ran up losses in last financial yearArgentina's SanCor to vote on Adecoagro bid 10 April 2018

Members of the Argentinian dairy cooperative SanCor will meet on Thursday to decide on an offer for a majority of the business from local agri-food company Adecoagro.

SanCor could form tie-up with international dairy groupArgentina dairy co-op Sancor "partnership" talks ongoing 16 March 2018

SanCor's talks with possible partners over a "strategic association" are ongoing, sources from the Argentine dairy cooperative have told just-food.

Sources say the deal is valued at US$33mArgentina's SanCor approves plan to exit Arla venture 15 January 2018

The members of Argentinian dairy co-op SanCor have backed the company's plan to move to sell its stake in a local venture with Arla Foods to the European dairy giant.

Brazil's food industry puts forward proposals for front-of-pack nutrition labelsBrazil mulls 'traffic lights' system for food labelling 30 October 2017

Brazil's food industry association is proposing a new food labelling system to better highlight the content of sugar, salt and fats.

SanCor refused to be drawn on whether it is in talks with FonterraFonterra 'interested in buying assets from Argentina's SanCor' 24 July 2017

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is in talks to acquire assets from SanCor, according to a senior government official in the Argentine dairy firm's home state.

PepsiCo pointed to location of sitePepsiCo closes Argentina snacks factory 29 June 2017

Workers from PepsiCo blocked the entrance of a logistics facility 40km north-west of Buenos Aires today (29 June) to protest the US group's decision to shut down a nearby snacks plant.

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