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Ecolab invests in Brazil R&D Center

By Stephen Daniells

Water, hygiene and energy services company Ecolab has opened its new Customer Experience Center (CEC) in the city of Campinas, São Paulo state, providing support for customers cross Latin America.

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Barentz establishes JV with Tovani Benzaquen Ingredients in Brazil

By Stephen Daniells

Continuing its expansion across Latin America, Barentz International has established a joint venture with Sao Paulo-based Tovani Benzaquen Ingredients. The JV marks Barentz’s first real entrance into the Brazilian market.

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Sensient acquires natural color business from GlobeNatural

By Stephen Daniells

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.

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Naturex hopes to double LATAM business by 2020

By Kacey Culliney

Naturex has expanded its regional application network with two laboratories in Latin America that it hopes will spur growth and deepen presence in the region.

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Cracking the baru nut market

By Sorrel Moseley-Williams

Possessing an enviable array of nutrients, an exotic Brazilian heritage and the ‘superfood’ moniker, the relatively unknown baru nut’s future looks promising.