Processed Food News

Grupo Fiesta Charra opens US$ 18 million production facility in Guanajuato
Grupo Fiesta Charra, producer of Tostadas Charras, earlier this month opened a new production plant located in the municipality of San Jose Iturbide, in Guanajuato, Mexico, with a US$ 18.1 million investment. The facility, which was built on a 6.4 acres site, will double the capacity from 1,300 to ...
Baja California Government on a commercial mission in Japan
The State Government is leading a commercial mission in Japan, with the participation of eight companies from the State, that are looking to promote the fish and seafood from Baja California in the Asian market. The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture is coordinating the companies that are ready t...
Mexichem acquires 80% of Israeli irrigation giant Netafim Ltd. for US$ 1.9 billion
Mexichem SAB de CV has agreed to acquire 80% of Israel-based irrigation giant Netafim Ltd. in an all-cash deal worth US$ 1.895 billion, a transaction the Mexican plastic and chemical products manufacturer expects to complete before the end of the year. With total sales of US$ 855 million for the ye...
Proposal to change cane for berries
Migrating part of the 70 mil hectares of the cane crop in Jalisco for berries, a more productive crop, is the proposition made by the Secretary of Rural Development (Seder), Hector Padilla Gutierrez, at the Aneberries International Congress. The Secretary pointed out that traditional crops should be...
Nestle plans a US$ 100 million upgrade to its 17 Mexican facilities
Swiss food and beverage giant Nestle intends to invest about US$ 100 million to upgrade its 17 plants in Mexico this year, a Nestle Mexico official said in an interview with Forbes Mexico. The investment includes improved equipment, factory expansions, increased use of renewable energy sources, and...