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Peruvian fruit firm Camposol plans $345m dual share listing 15 Nov 2017

Peruvian fruit company Camposol Holding is planning a US$345m initial public offering of shares to be listed on both the New York and Lima stock exchanges.


San Miguel predicts US, Asian expansion following Peruvian citrus deal 18 Jul 2017

Argentinian citrus specialist San Miguel has moved into the Peruvian market with the US$64m acquisition of Agrícola Hoja Redonda.


Mexico's Sigma Alimentos buys Peruvian company Supemsa 29 Jun 2017

Sigma Alimentos, the Mexico-based food group, has acquired Peruvian packaged meats and dairy company Suisse Peruana de Embutidos for an undisclosed sum.


Avocado producer Westfalia buys majority stake in Peru's Camet Trading 27 Jan 2017

South Africa-based avocado and fruits producer Westfalia Fruit has acquired a majority 51% stake in Peruvian fresh and processed fruits exporter Camet Trading for an undisclosed sum.


Camposol sees profits drop in 2014 23 Feb 2015

Fresh produce group Camposol, the world's largest producer of hass avocados, has booked a fall in underlying profits for 2014, hit in part by falling prices of the fruit.


PERU: Nestle acquires ice-cream assets from Alicorp 30 Sep 2011

Nestle has acquired a clutch of ice-cream assets from Peruvian food processor Alicorp.


PERU: PepsiCo to invest in agricultural development facility 4 Aug 2010

Snack and beverage giant PepsiCo is to invest US$3m over the next three years in an agricultural development centre in Peru.


PERU: Kraft ramps up production, promotions 10 Jun 2009

Kraft Foods Peru is investing over PEN60m (US$20m) to expand production and storage facilities at its plant in Lima, Peru’s capital, and ramping up promotions, despite the current economic gloom.


PERU: Lucuma exporters eye EU approval 3 Jun 2009

Peruvian exporters of lucuma, or eggfruit, have suggested that moves by France, Germany and Spain to approve sale of the product could be the first step to wider EU distribution.


PERU: Nestle faces ice cream promotion backlash 15 Apr 2009

A Nestlé ice cream promotion in Peru has backfired, creating widespread public ill feeling and leaving the company facing a possible fine.