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 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.
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.
South American and Asian yeast markets bring strong gains in the
first half, offsetting weaker markets in the US and Turkey,
London-based sugar and ingredients group Associated British Foods
reports today, writes Lindsey Partos.
A dispute between the Peruvian fishing industry and the European
Union over the labelling of sardines has been resolved,
surprisingly, in favour of the South American country, according to
a report on FT.com.