Under the auspices of the Brazilian Chocolates, Peanuts and Candies Manufacturers Association (ABICAB), four Brazilian peanut producers will be showcasing their products at Snackex in Barcelona, Spain, on June 27 and 28.
PepsiCo’s UK snacks subsidiary, Walkers, Ireland’s Kestrel Foods and Yorkshire's Bite UK are entering a category that is growing faster in the UK than potato chips, but they will be contending with higher nut prices.
Peanut manufacturer Santa Helena is entering new markets by launching a healthy ingredient product range and has hired former Coca-Cola marketing analyst, Danilo Leão, to broaden its snack products globally.
EquipNet has opened an office in Sao Paulo because it says it has seen an increase in the use of pre-owned F&B manufacturing equipment, due to an increasing number of international firms moving to Brazil.
Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) has acquired two privately owned integrated paper-based packaging businesses, Industria de Embalagens Santana (INPA) and Paema Embalagens (Paema), for €186m ($200m) in Brazil.
Fortress Technology has moved its Brazil manufacturing facility into larger premises of 3000m², after an increase in demand thanks to new norms in the Brazilian market which has forced companies to include metal detection in their production lines.
Brazil’s National Biscuit Industry Association (ANIB) is merging with the country’s Association of Pasta Manufacturers (ABIMA), which also represents the processed bread and industrial cakes sector, to form a new national organization for the country’s...
Brazil factory ready for commercialization in September
The World Cup may well place Brazil in a global spotlight, but the world should see that the country has more to offer than football, carnivals and samba, according to a Brazilian trade association at this year's Europain.
Stern-Wywiol Gruppe has set up a new company to tap opportunities in the Brazilian food and beverage industry, offering initially flour and bakery ingredients from its Mühlenchemie and DeutscheBack businesses.
Ingredients companies may look to more consistent sources of citrus fruit outside of the US to compensate for Mother Nature, according to Blake Anderson, president of Symrise's North America flavor division.
Despite claims by Brazilian authorities that exports of soybean are
about to be resumed to China, officials from China's State Grain
Administration have categorically said that trade is not about to
start again at any time in...
China has reassured Argentine soy producers that it will continue
to buy its soy, after the producers started to show signs of
nervousness in reaction to trade agreements signed last week with
the Brazilian government and Brazilian...
Valmet Converting has clinched a new order for its Rotomec 4000-2
ES gravure printing press from Alcan Packaging Lawson Mardon in
Brazil. The new 10 colour press will be up and running by the end
of July, the companies said.