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The dairy market in Latin America

Briefing:  Latin America and dairy – Why “added-value” key in growing yoghurt market

Briefing: Latin America and dairy – Why “added-value” key in growing yoghurt market

Rising incomes in Latin America have led to a burgeoning yoghurt sector in a number of markets, attracting the likes of Danone, Fonterra and Nestle. However, with competition intensifying, with the macro-economic landscape mixed and with consumers showing an interest in moving to "better for you" options and different ways of consuming yoghurt, innovation will be key to help manufacturers stay ahead. Hannah Abdulla explores.

Briefing: Latin America and dairy – Does lactose-free offer room to grow in LatAm?

Briefing: Latin America and dairy – Does lactose-free offer room to grow in LatAm?

The lactose-free sector is a small niche segment in Latin America's dairy market. A communicable point of difference, high growth rates – albeit from a low base – and premium pricing could make it an appealing proposition for dairy manufacturers. But, in order to capitalise, processors must overcome some significant barriers to expansion. Katy Askew reports.