South America

AGRANA Fruit has purchased Argentinian company Main Process, which prepares fruit for yogurt and ice cream.

AGRANA Fruit acquires Argentinian company Main Process

By Jim Cornall

Austrian fruit processing company AGRANA Fruit, part of the AGRANA Group, has consolidated its presence in the South American market through the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Main Process S.A., a producer of fruit preparations.

Sonoco and Smurfit Kappa Group South America acquisitions

Sonoco and Smurfit Kappa Group announce South American acquisitions

By Jenny Eagle

Sonoco and Smurfit Kappa Group have expanded their reach in South America with Sonoco to acquire a majority interest in Graffo Paranaense de Embalagens (Graffo) in Brazil and Smurfit Kappa Group’s acquisition of Grupo CYBSA in El Salvador and Costa Rica.

Top packaged food trends in the Americas

Top packaged food trends in the Americas

By Jenni Spinner

A report from market intelligence outfit Euromonitor profiles notable packaged food trends in 15 countries throughout North and South America.

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

Cans are out!

Cans are out!

Tuna producers in Ecuador may have to switch to new packaging to
avoid heavy taxes on future canned tuna exports to the United


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