Bolivia – Paraguay – Uruguay

Belarus was the main exporter of dairy to Russia in 2020.  Pic: Getty Images/sergeyryzhov

Russian dairy imports drop by 10%

By Jim Cornall

In January 2021, Russian imports of dairy products were 10% lower compared to their level in 2020 for the same period and practically corresponded to the volume of imports in 2019.

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Alfa Group feels bullish about LATAM expansion

By Niamh Michail

On the back of winning a global food safety award, Chilean ingredient supplier Alfa Group is embarking on "a very aggressive commercial mission" in Latin America, it says.

Paraguayan women sorting stevia leaves after the harvest. © GettyImages/Norberto Duarte,AFP

Paraguay cracks down on misleading stevia labels

By Niamh Michail

Six manufacturers that marketed blends of artificial sweeteners and stevia as 'stevia' only are misleading and must change their packaging, said Paraguayan regulatory authority, INAN.

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Sustainable farming in Paraguay gets US$25m boost

By Niamh Michail

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) will give over US$25 million to projects in Paraguay that combat deforestation, hunger and poverty, and build the country’s climate-change resilience.

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News in brief

Danone adds low- and no-fat milk to La Serenísima

By Niamh Michail

Danone’s La Serenísima brand is adding 0% fat and 2% fat milk to its range of fresh and long-life milk in Argentina, Paraguay, and beyond in response to "new trends".

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Brød brings Danish bread to Argentina, eyes export opportunities

By Carolina Aráoz and Graciela González

Buenos Aires-based Brød – the first Danish bread factory in Argentina – is looking to expand its distribution across the country, and is eying the export potential of neighbors like Uruguay and Paraguay.

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Dispatches from Fi South America

The top 5 trends from Fi South America 2018

By Stephen Daniells

From clean label to sugar and sodium reduction, a few trends resonated throughout the 2018 Fi South America expo in Sao Paulo. Here’s our take on what’s hot…

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