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.