Processed Food News

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...
MillerCoors names Crown’s Monterrey facility 2016 Supplier of the Year
MillerCoors has named Crown Beverage Packaging Mexico, a business unit of Crown Holdings, Inc. as its 2016 Packaging Materials Supplier of the Year. Crown’s facility in Monterrey, Mexico supplies MillerCoors with crowns and aluminum roll on closures for glass bottles. “Crown Mexico has been a l...
Grupo Bimbo sees global sales jump 11% in first half of 2017
Mexican bakery company Grupo Bimbo saw its sales climb more than 11% to US$ 7.39 billion in the first half of 2017, but reported a 6.4% fall in operating income and a 23.9% drop in net majority income. The company's net sales in Mexico rose 11.7%, with higher volumes in "most categories and channel...
New Bafar processing plant in Michoacan 80% complete
Bafar, a company based out of Chihuahua, specialized in beef and pork meat, has 80% of advance in the development of the first stage of the processing  plant currently under construction in La Piedad, Michoacan, with investment of over US$ 200 million. The production from this new location will c...