Brazil

Brazilian peanuts are predominantly exported to the EU and Russia. Pic: ABICAB

Snackex 2019

Debut appearance for Brazilian peanut exporters at Snackex 2019

By Gill Hyslop

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.

Consumers are going nuts over nut-based snacks, which is partly responsible for driving up the price of the commodity. Pic: ©iStock/Andris Tkachenko

PepsiCo brings Sunbites to nuts amid rising commodity costs

By Gill Hyslop

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.

Fortress Brazil

Fortress Brazil moves into larger premises

‘Brazil is a powerhouse when it comes to food production’

By Jenny Eagle

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.

Paulo Nigro

Brazil factory ready for commercialization in September

Tetra Pak completes €65m packaging plant upgrade

By Jenny Eagle

Tetra Pak has completed a €65m upgrade for its packaging material plant in Ponta Grossa, Brazil, which will be ready for commercialization in September.

Aquilino Paolucci

Alcoa $40m speciality foils expansion

By Jenny Eagle

Alcoa will spend $40m to increase production of its specialty foils for aseptic and flexible packages at its rolling mill in Itapissuma, Brazil, creating 50 extra jobs.

Brazil's trade association wants world focus to be on the quality of industry, not football. Although one company says the World Cup has generated business interest in specialty baked goods

Dispatches from Europain 2014

World Cup Brazil: Good for Brazilian bakers?

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

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.

Brazil orders Nestlé to label GM products

Brazil orders Nestlé to label GM products

By Rod Addy

A court in Brazil has ordered Nestlé to impose mandatory labelling for all its products in the country highlighting more than 1% genetically modified (GM) ingredients.

Baker Perkins' Heiko Willerts will manage the new office in Uruguay

Baker Perkins opens sales office in South America

By Oliver Nieburg

Confectionery and bakery technology supplier Baker Perkins has opened its first sales office in South America in order to tap into potential in the market and to be closer to its customers

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