All news articles for October 2019

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Grupo Nutresa grows 8.9% in third quarter

By Asia Sherman

Colombia’s Grupo Nutresa posted an 8.9% increase in third-quarter consolidated sales, totaling COP 7.2 trillion (US$ 2.2 billion) with a profit margin of 13.8%.

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Scrutiny mounts as meatpacker JBS reduces transparency

By Asia Sherman

Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS has stopped providing specific details on the sources of its beef supply even in the wake of raging Amazon forest fires sparked by cattle ranchers and loggers in the name of agribusiness.

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Argentina’s ANMAT recalls food and medical products

By Asia Sherman

Argentina’s National Administration of Drugs, Foods and Medical Devices (ANMAT) recalled a list of products this month including olive oils, canned goods and medical items for failing to comply with current regulations.