As Mexico becomes the latest country in Latin America to set national plastic-reduction goals, increasing numbers of Latinos are looking for plastic-free packaging options, according to market analysts. But how feasible is going plastic-free?
Coffee and cocoa farmers often grow avocado and mango as part of sustainable agroforestry systems - but these are vulnerable to climate change and should be swapped for more resilient crops, according to a recent study.
Xargo, a Nicaraguan food and beverage manufacturer specializing in coconut liqueurs and tropical roots and fruits native to the country, is expanding its plantation operations to include 1,000 acres of breadfruit trees.
Costa Rica is moving towards its goal of emitting zero net carbon emissions by 2050, protecting biodiverse farming areas and co-leading the UN's One Planet Network - but still has a long way to go to fully decarbonize its economy, say experts.
Dietary sodium intake has become a public health priority in Costa Rica and can been linked back to the prevalence of high sodium content in many packaged food categories, wrote researchers in a recent study which analyzed the sodium content across a...