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LATAM needs stricter salt reduction targets: study

By Niamh Michail

Most packaged food products in Latin America are meeting regional salt reduction targets, according to a first-of-its-kind survey - but this is probably because the targets were set too high, researchers say.

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Accounts in the clouds: Neogrid on optimizing supply chain management

By Niamh Michail

Neogrid's cloud-based supply chain management tools allow manufacturers to react to consumer demand in real-time, meaning fewer product shortages or excesses. "We allow companies to put the right product in the right place and in the right quantity,"...

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Patented precision ag-tech promises Latam farmers big savings

By Niamh Michail

Israeli ag-tech firm Taranis says its precision agriculture tools can boost yields and cut costs - and is already doing so for millions of hectares of farmland in Latin America. “This is a one-of-a-kind patented technology," says its CEO.

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Ingredion launches allulose for the Americas

By Stephen Daniells

Ingredient giant Ingredion has partnered with Matsutani Chemical Industry Co. to bring the rare sugar allulose to the Americas and aid sugar reduction efforts for food and beverage manufacturers.

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FrieslandCampina Ingredients opens a new São Paulo office

By Stephen Daniells

Dairy giant FrieslandCampina Ingredients is aiming to capitalize more effectively on the growing demand for high-quality ingredients in Latin America with its new new sales office in São Paulo, Brazil.