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New Brazil investigations Police launch new Brazil agribusiness probes 17 May 2017

Police in Brazil have opened two new investigations involving food companies in the wake of bribery allegations earlier this year that rocked the domestic meat sector.

JBS and BRF at centre of bribery allegations in BrazilBrazil meat giants JBS, BRF probed over alleged bribery 17 March 2017

Brazil-based meat giants JBS and BRF are at the centre of the country's biggest-ever food-related police investigation, which is looking into allegations of bribery involving agricultural inspectors.

Baton owner Garoto could soon see Nestle formally complete takeover of companyNestle close to finalising purchase of Brazilian chocolate firm Garoto 25 September 2016

Nestlé is close to formally completing the acquisition of Garoto, 14 years of after it first struck a deal to buy the Brazilian chocolate maker.

The deal includes the Calán brandDanone to sell Chile arm to local group Watt's 7 September 2016

Danone has sold its Chilean business to local food producer Watt's, the Latin American business announced today (7 September).

Cargill sells Argentina flour assets to Molino Canuelas 24 June 2016

Argentine flour and baked goods producer Molino Cañuelas SACIFIA has confirmed the acquisition of Cargill's wheat flour division, its main competitor in the market.

Ferrero's Kinder Surprise set to fall foul of new Chilean lawsFerrero faces Kinder Surprise ban in Chile 17 June 2016

Ferrero appears set to be barred from selling its Kinder chocolate eggs in Chile.

BRF to invest in ArgentinaBRF outlines expansion plans for Argentina business 3 June 2016

BRF has outlined plans to further expand production in Argentina, a country the Brazilian meat processor plans to use as one of its two main export bases.

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.

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