PepsiCo will use more local Brazilian ingredients like mandioquinha, arrowroot and açaí to develop nutritious and unusual products for its global portfolio, according to the company's vice president of R&D in Latin America.
Corona leads the throng of beer brands that dominate the 2018 BrandZ Top 50 most valuable Latin American Brands list, and with only three food companies ranked it begs the question: what can industry learn from the likes of Corona and Skol?
Following a year blighted by corruption, Brazil's beef sector needs to work hard to market its produce better, and sustainable messaging could be key to unlocking expansion, says a Rabobank Brazil analyst.
Replacing some of the sugar in cookies with an aqueous stevia extract produced high consumer liking scores, while also boosting fiber content and showing good metabolic benefits, report Mexican scientists.
Latin America consumes large amounts of unpackaged artisanal dairy products but brands can innovate and sophisticate consumption to grasp new business, and the success of cheese is a good point of inspiration, according to Euromonitor International.
Yogurt sections in grocery stores across LATAM are growing as consumer demand for the products increase. In response, brands are innovating with on-the-go and high protein versions increasingly in demand.
Denmark-based Novozymes is seeing significant opportunity in a number of sectors in Latin America, with significant opportunities in low-lactose applications and artisanal-baked goods in Brazil, says the company’s VP for food and beverages, Americas.
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