Processed Food News

The agri-food sector engages in the NAFTA renegotiation
Jose Calzada Rovirosa, Minister of Agriculture, will meet his counterparts from the U.S. and Canada to discuss topics related to the renegotiation of NAFTA. This trilateral reunion will serve to "consolidate the achievements and construct better agreements, based on trust, mutual respect and coopera...
First berries shipment off to the Chinese market
The first shipment of Jalisco grown cranberries was sent to China recently. It consists of 420 cases with 1.5 kilograms each, of the fruit cultivated by Berries Paradise Company in San Isidro Mazatepec, in the municipality of Tala. The governor of Jalisco, Aristoteles Sandoval Diaz, indicated that t...
Salsa is also among Nuevo Leon’s exports
Foods including traditional candy, citrus fruits and salsas are among items that are increasingly being sold by smaller enterprises in international markets. One such company is Monterrey-based Alimentos Tres G, which only uses local supplies and completes all of its production within the state. Sin...
Mexican Berries have "visa" guaranteed
Despite the renegotiation of the NAFTA, the exportation of berries will carry on freely, due to the different crop times between Mexican and U.S. berries, as well as the similar health and safety conditions in both countries, explained Juan Flores, general director of the Association National of Ber...
Agri-food industry, third largest exporter
Avocado sales grew by 52% from January to April 2017 and beer sales grew 28.7%, thus driving the Agri-food industry to the third place in Mexico's top exporters. This sector is valued at US$11 billion (a 9.37% growth rate compared to 2016), only behind the manufacturing and automotive sectors, accor...