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Ready-meal delivery start-up Simpleat ready for LATAM expansion

By Niamh Michail

Simpleat delivers healthy, home-made meals to consumers' doors and is gearing up to launch in Chile and beyond. "We validated our business model in Argentina; it’s time to take it to the rest of Latin America,” says its co-founder.

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Core nutrition trends in 2020 and beyond demand more from innovators

By Natasha Spencer

As research and development, manufacturing and marketing centers on a new decade in food and nutrition, we explore what market research provider, Euromonitor International, believes will be the strategic themes to look out for in the coming years.

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Plastic food and drink packaging: Use it or lose it?

By Niamh Michail

As Mexico becomes the latest country in Latin America to set national plastic-reduction goals, increasing numbers of Latinos are looking for plastic-free packaging options, according to market analysts. But how feasible is going plastic-free?

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Sustainability, storytelling, sport and sugar-free lead trends in 2020

By Natasha Spencer

Julian Mellentin, food and beverage consultant at New Nutrition Business takes us through the emerging and developing trends impacting nutrition in the LATAM region today, and most importantly, what producers and marketeers need to consider moving into...

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Demystifying hemp and cannabidiol: Introducing the CBD Global Summit

By Katy Askew

CBD has caught the public's imagination as an ingredient offering a host of potential health benefits. But for all the hype, CBD also courts controversy. To move from a trending ingredient to an ingredient trend, the sector will need to address some...

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Tate & Lyle in multi-million LATAM investment

By Niamh Michail

Tate & Lyle has opened an application center in Sao Paolo - one of its largest in the world - to serve all Latin American countries as it enjoys double-digit growth in the region.

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Culinary aids can cash in on Mexican home-cooking trend

By Niamh Michail

Financial constraints and healthy eating concerns mean Mexican families are increasingly choosing to cook at home using fresh ingredients – but there are growth opportunities for products such as culinary aids that make this task easier, according to...

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