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How to freshen up Brazil's stale ready meal category

By Niamh Michail

Brazil’s ready meal market is small and options are uninspiring – think frozen lasagna. But regional dishes, fresh ingredients and cook-it-yourself meal kits could change this, says Mintel.

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Deterioration of food security in Venezuela is “palpable”

By Natasha Spencer

Food shortages, economic slowdown and crop threat concerns are seemingly rife in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. We speak to Ricardo Rapallo, FAO Senior Policy Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean to find out what the current food security...

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Obesity on the rise in Brazil

By Niamh Michail

Rates of obesity in Brazil are on the rise, according to a Ministry of Health report, prompting renewed calls for front-of-pack warning labels.