Processed Food News

Nestlé invests US$ 5.2 million to upgrade dairy factory in Jalisco
Nestlé Mexico announced a US$ 5.2 million investment in its dairy products factory in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, to double its capacity to receive fresh milk from the region.  The upgrade is part of a US$ 100 million investment the company revealed earlier this year to improve equipment, expansion...
Grupo Lala opens US$ 55.2 million meat processing plant in Hidalgo
Agrifood Mexican company Grupo Lala in recent days started operation of its new meat processing plant in Tizayuca, Hidalgo, a facility where the company invested US$ 55.2 million,  The new plant will generate at least 350 direct jobs and will house a technology and innovation center, said the comp...
Owens-Illinois upgrades Coahuila facility to be ‘the most modern glass container factory in the world’
Owens-Illinois, Inc., the world’s largest glass container manufacturer, announced it has expanded its 50-50 joint venture with Constellation Brands in Coahuila, Mexico, which implies a new investment of approximately US$ 140 million. The joint venture operates a glass container production plant i...
Grupo Bimbo completes acquisition of Chicago-based East Balt Bakeries for US$ 650 million
Mexican multinational bakery giant Grupo Bimbo announced that it has completed the acquisition of Chicago-based East Balt Bakeries, one of the leading companies of the foodservice industry, which produces and provides bakery products to Quick Service Restaurants (QSR). With this acquisition, Grupo ...
Constellation Brands on final stage to boost capacity at Coahuila brewery
Constellation Brands, which imports the Corona brand and others from Grupo Modelo into the United States, is in the final phase to reach 27.5 million hectoliters of capacity at its Nava, Coahuila brewery. "From the operational point of view, our expansion projects in Mexico continue to advance on a...