Processed Food News

Tesla follows Audi’s strategy in Mexico to meet production deadline
According to a report by Reuters, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is skipping key testing processes to launch its Model 3 sedan by a self-imposed volume production deadline of September. Musk is using computer simulations to help Tesla in advancing straight to production tooling, a technique first used by Au...
Heineken’s global plans for Tecate: to reach up to 70 countries
Heineken N.V. announced plans to incorporate Mexican beer Tecate to its international portfolio, a measure that will expand the product’s presence from 17 up to more than 70 countries around the world. As part of this strategy Tecate just entered the Colombian market, said Dolf van den Brink, CEO...
Sigma Alimentos’ earnings hit by currency exchange, new investments
Monterrey-based Sigma Alimentos food group, reported lower earnings in the first quarter of 2017 amid an increase in raw-material costs and the expense of new plants in Spain and the United States. The meat and dairy business, part of Mexican conglomerate Alfa, booked operating income of US$ 85 mil...
Mezcales de Leyenda adds two new products crafted in Puebla and San Luis Potosi 
Mezcales de Leyenda announced the expansion of its growing artisanal mezcal line with two new expressions sourced from Agave in two different Mexican states, Puebla and San Luis Potosi. With this introduction, Mezcales de Leyenda now offers five different mezcals, from five different regions, using...
Jalisco’s avocado plantations grow at 21% rate for 16 years
Jalisco’s avocado plantations have extended from 1,000 hectares in the year 2000 to 22,000 hectares in 2016. Now the state is Mexico's second biggest producer of this product, only after Michoacan, and plans to continue growing based on irrigation technology. In an interview with El Economista, t...