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Fonterra 'interested in buying assets from Argentina's SanCor' 24 Jul 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 closes Argentina snacks factory 29 Jun 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.


Arcor enters Argentina nuts and seeds sector with Natural Break 7 Sep 2016

Argentinian confectionery and bakery group Arcor has entered the nuts and seeds sector with the launch of Arcor Natural Break. 


Cargill sells Argentina flour assets to Molino Canuelas 24 Jun 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.


BRF outlines expansion plans for Argentina business 3 Jun 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.


Unilever to sell soy drinks business Ades 1 Jun 2016

Unilever is to offload Latin America soy beverage business Ades to Coca-Cola Co. and Coca-Cola FEMSA, the soft drinks giant's Mexico-based bottler, in a deal worth US$575m.


Grupo Bimbo buys General Mills frozen bakery unit in Argentina  20 Apr 2016

Grupo Bimbo, the Mexican baker, has entered into an agreement to acquire General Mills' frozen bakery and foodservice business in Argentina. 


Marfrig sells Argentine units to Black Bamboo  7 Apr 2016

Brazilian meat processor Marfrig has reached an agreement to sell four production facilities in Argentina to Black Bamboo Enterprises, a subsidiary of Chinese firm Foresun Group, for US$75m. 


BRF acquires Argentina's Calchaqui 23 Mar 2016

Brazilian meat processor BRF has acquired Argentinian cold cut group Alimentos Calchaquí Productos for an undisclosed sum. 


Arcor takes 25% stake in dairy firm Mastellone Hermanos 7 Dec 2015

Argentinian confectionery and bakery group Arcor is to take a 25% stake in local dairy firm Mastellone Hermanos.