PepsiCo will use more local Brazilian ingredients like mandioquinha, arrowroot and açaí to develop nutritious and unusual products for its global portfolio, according to the company's vice president of R&D in Latin America.
As Brazil slowly emerges from its four-year economic recession – the worst in the country’s history, economists say – there is a fundamental and intrinsic growth opportunity in most food and beverage categories but it remains a challenging environment...
Corona leads the throng of beer brands that dominate the 2018 BrandZ Top 50 most valuable Latin American Brands list, and with only three food companies ranked it begs the question: what can industry learn from the likes of Corona and Skol?
In response to the growing demand for protein, California-based plant-based meat pioneer Beyond Meat has announced it is expanding globally, with plans to enter Chile, Mexico, and more countries throughout Latin America.
A new digital health information system is aiming to study the dietary habits and nutritional status of the Mexican population, with the ultimate goal of helping to guide Mexico’s public nutrition policies.
Replacing some of the sugar in cookies with an aqueous stevia extract produced high consumer liking scores, while also boosting fiber content and showing good metabolic benefits, report Mexican scientists.
Buenos Aires, Argentina’s cosmopolitan capital, is a hotbed of innovation around food and beverage. FoodNavigator-LATAM caught up with food industry consultant, Agustín Camps, to find out about this year’s hottest trends.
Yogurt sections in grocery stores across LATAM are growing as consumer demand for the products increase. In response, brands are innovating with on-the-go and high protein versions increasingly in demand.