Processed Food News

Plans for Constellation Brands brewery in Mexicali remain on track
Plans for a new US$ 1.4 billion brewery in Mexicali remain on track despite opposition from local farmers and the cancellation of a state aqueduct project to supply water to the future facility, said a Constellation Brands spokesperson to The San Diego Union-Tribune this week. The producer and mark...
Lime from Colima entering Dubai and Moscow
By the end of the year, Colima will start exporting lime to the City of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. Traders interested on this fruit would pay up to US$6 per kilogram, informed the President of the National Committee Product System Mexican Lime (CONASIPROLIM), Oscar Avalos Verdugo. He explai...
Grupo Modelo investing US$856,000 for better barley
Grupo Modelo, which belongs to the Belgian firm Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), is investing US$856,000 on research for barley cultivators in Mexico. The allotted amount has been spent on laboratories, sowing machines and threshing machines, for swifter processes since 2016. “This is research inv...
Bachoco acquires Alabama-based Albertville Quality Foods for US$ 144 million
Industrias Bachoco S.A.B. de C.V., Mexico's biggest producer and processor of poultry and other food products, announced that it reached an agreement to acquire Alabama-based Albertville Quality Foods (AQF) a manufacturer of consumer meat products including chicken strips and breakfast sausage. The ...
Mexico and Canada ratify agri-food integration
Agriculture Ministers from Mexico and Canada, Jose Calzada Rovirosa and Lawrence MacAulay, ratified their interest on strengthening and maintaining favorable conditions to access the market, with a goal to increase agri-food products commerce. They agree on the importance of expanding the collaborat...