Processed Food News

Agri-food, 3rd place in Mexican exportation
The agri-food sector escalated to the third position in Mexican exportation, after manufacturing and automotive exports, after peaking at US$5.22 billion foreign sales revenues between January and February 2017, according to data from the Bank of Mexico (BANXICO) and the Agricultural Markets Consult...
Saudi Arabia analyzes the possibility of importing bovine meat from Mexico
Officers from the Saudi Food and Drugs Authority (SFDA) are currently evaluating the production system of Mexican bovine meat, with the purpose of opening exportation to the Arabic Country. The auditors visited corrals, locations for Federal Inspection Type (TIF) and food processing plants in the St...
St. Louis-based Luxco builds new tequila distillery in Jalisco
Luxco Inc., a St. Louis-based producer, importer and marketer of beverage alcohol products, announced that the company is finalizing construction on a new tequila distillery in Mexico. The distillery, DGL Destiladores (Destiladora Gonzalez Luxco), is located just outside the city of Arandas, in the ...
Dr. Pepper subsidiary opens US$ 48 million plant in Mexico
Grupo Peñafiel, a Mexican subsidiary from Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG), opened its fourth facility in the country to manufacture carbonated soft drinks. The US$ 48 million facility built in a 100,000 square meter surface is located in the municipality of Tecamac, State of Mexico. At full capac...
Mexico and Indonesia reinforce bilateral cooperation in the agri-food sector
Mexico and Indonesia established bases to strengthen the bilateral cooperation for agricultural research and development, as well as agri-food commercial exchange. Indonesia is considered one of the main gateways to the agri-food markets in the Asia-Pacific region, and is now becoming a strategic pa...