Processed Food News

Mexico and Chile collaborating to strengthen agri-food exports
The Mexican Government, through the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) and Chile's Ministry of Agriculture and Foreign Relations, are collaborating to strengthen the export capacity of agricultural producers, as well as fostering the adaptability of b...
India bread industry believes Bimbo's entry could spark more deals
The Grupo Bimbo Mexican firm, the world's largest bakery products group, has moved into a new emerging market. Recently, Bimbo announced a move into a new, potentially sizeable market, India. It has acquired a 65% stake in Ready Roti India, a manufacturer of packaged bread, buns and pizza bases and ...
Mexico, willing to standardize practices in agri-food commerce
The U.S., Canada and Mexico are willing to maintain regional growth, due to the positive results attained over the last 20 years. Jose Calzada Rovirosa, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA), affirms that Mexico is willing to standardize certain criteria...
Grupo Bimbo launches start-up accelerator
Grupo Bimbo, the world's biggest baked goods manufacturer, announced it has created a startup accelerator "dedicated to find and drive entrepreneurs' projects".  Through Bimbo Ventures, its in-house investment arm, the company teamed up with Mexico-based venture-capital firm Bluebox Ventures, the ...
Agri-food, important part of the Mexico-EU TLC negotiation
The food sector is one of the specialties that is capturing the attention in the modernization process of the FTA between Mexico and the European Union (EU), as this seems to be a complicated negotiation. Bosco de la Vega, President of the National Agricultural Council (CAN) declared that the most c...