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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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