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Paula Krizanovic

Articles by Paula Krizanovic

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.

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.

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