Gluten-free and lactose-free are two of the leading growth categories in the evolving free-from category in Brazil, with ‘free-from’ also tipped as the most promising trend across the whole region, according to Euromonitor International.
After years of talking, Latin America must move to create a single free trade market if it wants to remain globally competitive because doing so could drive upwards of $11bn in annual trade flow, says the chief economist at Inter-American Development...
Products containing SweeGen's stevia-derived non-GMO Reb M are expected to launch in Colombia in late 2018 and throughout 2019 following approval from the country’s Secretary of State for Agriculture and Procurement (SEAB).
Making the Peruvian dessert mazamorra morada using only potato starch led to the most desirable sensory attributes, says a new study that is said to be first to assess the sensory characteristics of the dessert.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based Sensient Technologies completed its acquisition of the natural color business of Lima, Peru-based GlobeNatural. The new entity will operate as Sensient Natural Colors Peru S.A.C.
Peruvian beverage manufacturer Industrias San Miguel (ISM) has been able to significantly reduce energy usage due to new lines producing PET bottles, with the company hailing the impact of equipment supplied by Sidel.
Polyphenol extracts from four Myrtaceae species native to Brazil may exert potential anti-obesity effects and protect against obesity-related complications, according to scientists at the University of São Paulo.