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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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Euromonitor: Where next for Brazil's organic food market?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The organic food and beverage market in Brazil is growing but not without its growing pains, including ingredient supply chain constraints to consumer distrust over large multinational companies launching organic products in the region, notes Euromonitor...

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Mantiqueira on how to premiumize a commodity product

By Niamh Michail

Vegan, high in omega-3 or even home delivered: South America’s biggest egg producer, Mantiqueira, talks about how it adds value to a basic good. "We don't treat eggs like commodities," it explains.

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CBD in Latin America: Which countries will embrace it?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The path forward for the sale of CBD consumer products in Latin America may be constrained by high price points and the region's patchwork of regulations, but a few countries are setting the stage for a CBD retail market, according to Brightfield...

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Chilean healthy nutrition brand Denda raises $1 million

By Natasha Spencer

As sustainability e-commerce platform, Denda, injects capital into its nutrition and health-focused brand, we spoke to the company’s CEO Felipe Parragué to find out more about its environmental stance and growth plans.

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How to freshen up Brazil's stale ready meal category

By Niamh Michail

Brazil’s ready meal market is small and options are uninspiring – think frozen lasagna. But regional dishes, fresh ingredients and cook-it-yourself meal kits could change this, says Mintel.