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ABIMAPI on 2018: Regulatory agenda, consumption promotion and international markets

By ABIMAPI - Brazilian Manufacturers Association of Biscuits, Pasta and Industrialized Breads & Cakes

From sugar reduction to nutritional labeling and a focus on international markets, 2018 was an intense year for the Brazilian food industry. In this guest article, ABIMAPI (Brazilian Manufacturers Association of Biscuits, Pasta and Industrialized Breads...

Coca-Cola seeks global patent on AI mobile app

Coca-Cola seeks global patent on AI mobile app

By Kacey Culliney

The Coca-Cola Company wants to patent its character recognition app that uses artificial intelligence and relies on consumer input to scan reward codes as part of its product loyalty program.

Brazil’s organic sector: Multinationals and supermarkets getting into the business is ‘significant’

Brazil’s organic sector: Multinationals and supermarkets getting into the business is ‘significant’

By Stephen Daniells

The Brazilian retail market for organic food and beverages is growing at 20-25%, and the imminent entry of some of the world’s biggest food companies is “huge”, says the executive director of the Brazilian Council for Organic and Sustainable Production.

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