Processed Food News

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...
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...