Processed Food News

Heineken’s new brewery on schedule to open by the end of year
A Heineken’s brewery under construction in Meoqui, Chihuahua, is currently 60% complete and on schedule to start operations by the end of year, company officials revealed today in a statement. It’s been a year already since 2,000 workers started building the US$ 390 million facility, the sevent...
Sigma Alimentos acquires remaining shares of Romanian firm Caroli Foods Group
Romania-based Caroli Foods Group, ranked at the top of the 10 biggest companies in the European meat industry, was taken over by Mexican multinational Sigma Alimentos, which acquired 51% of shares, after already owning the other 49%. The financial terms were not disclosed. The Romanian company was ...
Mondelez invests US$ 133 million over 3 years at Puebla facility
New Jersey-based confectionery, food and beverage conglomerate Mondelez announced it has invested US$ 133 million over the last three years at its production facility in Puebla. The company in recent days offered a tour around the premises dedicated to the production of candy snacks, chewing gum an...
Grupo Bimbo builds US$ 124 million distribution center in Mexico City
Mexico-based Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest baking company, broke ground for its new Metropolitan Distribution Center located in the Azcapotzalco District of Mexico City. The purpose of this center is to increase the logistics capacity of the company and to enhance productivity and efficiency in d...
Crown Holdings opens in Nuevo Leon its sixth Mexican plant
Beverage packaging specialist Crown Holdings today officially opened a new production facility in the Municipality of Juarez, Nuevo Leon, in Northern Mexico. This is Crown’s fifth plant in Mexico dedicated to manufacture of aluminum cans and overall its sixth production site in the country. The c...