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Rising obesity in Mexico

Food companies eye potential down Mexico way

Food companies eye potential down Mexico way

Recent investment in Mexico by Barry Callebaut and PepsiCo underlines the country’s significance as an investment opportunity for international food companies. While it may not receive the attention of larger emerging markets such as China and India, according to a new report from just-food, the Mexican packaged food market is set to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 7.5% between 2008 and 2013. Ben Cooper reports.

Bimbo takes slice of US bakery market

Bimbo takes slice of US bakery market

Grupo Bimbo has hailed its acquisition of George Weston's US bakery business as a transformational deal that will help the Mexican-facing baker build its credentials as an international player. However, concerns linger over the high levels of debt the company has taken on to fund the US$2.5bn deal. Dean Best reports.