Processed Food News

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...
Bachoco acquires Queretaro-based La Perla pet food company
Industrias Bachoco SAB de CV announced the acquisition of Queretaro-based La Perla pet food company. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The deal includes all assets from La Perla, including its brands CanPro, Choice Nutrition and Cat-trina among others. La Perla has the capaci...
Gerber gambling on local supply chain
Gerber prospects that 100% of its consumable purchases, both fruit and vegetables, will be bought from Mexican providers by 2020. Nowadays, only 60% of its fruits and 98% of its vegetables are grown in Mexico. The involvement of 1,200 producers, mainly from Chihuahua, Durango, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mich...
Mexico, no longer the maximum importer of U.S. corn
U.S. corn exports to Mexico are decreasing, and Mexico is no longer the main importer, a sign that   commercial tensions are prompting the Spanish-speaking Country to find other providers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that sales to Mexico totaled US$1.04 billion until May, that is ...
Mexico reached record commercial surplus with Middle East
Total agri-food exports from Mexico to United Arab Emirates during the first trimester this year peaked at US$9.3 million, according to data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA). This represent a 289% growth compared to the same period last yea...