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Paula Krizanovic

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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

Financially-indebted dairy cooperative SanCor has been given the green light by its members 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.

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.

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