A new joint venture between Brazilian non-profit Gastromotiva and Cargill is aiming to use the power of food to address social inequality, improve nutrition education, eliminate food waste and create jobs.
Agri-giant Cargill has announced it has suspended sourcing palm oil from Reforestadora de Palmas del Petén, S.A (REPSA) after the Guatemalan supplier failed to meet Cargill’s sustainable palm oil policy.
UPM Raflatac, a leading supplier of pressure sensitive labeling solutions, has opened a new labelstock slitting and distribution terminal in Santiago to expand its customer reach Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay and Peru.
Flavor giant Firmenich recently inaugurated a manufacturing plant for encapsulated flavors in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which will serve as a center of excellence for encapsulated technologies in Latin America.
Mexico’s Federal Commission for Protection Against Health Risks (COFEPRIS), led by Julio Sánchez y Tepoz, has approved SweeGen's next-generation Reb M sweetener for use in food and beverage categories already approved for steviol glycosides.
The Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) is looking into ways to regulate whole grain labeling, with a definition expected to be ready for public comment by the end of the year. But should it follow US or European criteria, or come up with something...