Denmark-based Novozymes is seeing significant opportunity in a number of sectors in Latin America, with significant opportunities in low-lactose applications and artisanal-baked goods in Brazil, says the company’s VP for food and beverages, Americas.
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.
Health and wellness must be collectively addressed and space must be made for improved dialogue and policy development between industry and the public sector, says the president of the Alliance of Food and Beverage Associations in Latin America (ALAIAB).
Brazil must shift its organic strengths towards secondary production, the animal sector and functional ingredients if it wants to secure a brighter future, says the executive director of Organics Brasil.
From selling ice-cream out of a tiny food cart on a Bogotá corner to clinching 15 franchises including retail store fronts in Colombia’s largest cities in just 18 months, Misty Cream has captured sweet-toothed Colombians’ taste buds with artisan ice-cream....
With inflation rates shrinking (but still high), economic conditions in Argentina are improving. And with the government taking on export taxes and import restrictions, the future is looking rosier for the country.
With unemployment rates approaching 14% after two years of recession, Brazil’s economy is projected to grow by less than 0.5% in 2017, while the president has become embroiled in a corruption scandal some commentators fear could endanger an economic recovery....