Processed Food News

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...
Pernod Ricard acquires majority stake in Del Maguey Mezcal
Pernod Ricard, through Pernod Ricard USA’s New Brand Ventures division, announced that it has signed an agreement to take a majority stake in Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal, a producer of artisanal, hand-crafted mezcals. Financial terms of the deal remain undisclosed. Del Maguey Single Village ...