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PAHO aims to improve impact of nutrition programs in Latin America

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in collaboration with George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health and the Yale School of Public Health, with financing from the Government of Canada, are working to improve the efficacy...

Top 7 from 7: The key global food industry news of the past week

Top 7 from 7: The key global food industry news of the past week

By Stephen Daniells

From Danone’s plan to bring exotic fermented foods to the yogurt aisle to the implications of ConAgra’s acquisition of Pinnacle Foods, here’s a round-up of the top seven global food and beverage news items from the past seven days.

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What F&B firms need to know about Argentina's $50bn IMF loan

By Kacey Culliney

Argentina has been granted $50bn from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the largest loan given in the organization's history, and food and beverage firms should pay close attention to economical and political impact, says an expert.

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‘Free-from is the most promising trend in LATAM’: Euromonitor

By Stephen Daniells

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.

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Mexico: Soda sales may be down, but obesity rates are not, says ANPRAC

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Introduced in 2014, Mexico's sugar tax reduced sweetened beverage sales by 12% in its first year, according to the Ministry of Health, but daily caloric intake has decreased by negligible amounts, argues ANPRAC (the National Association of Producers...

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