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Sonoco acquires Peninsula Packaging Company; deal includes one Mexican plant
Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Peninsula Packaging Company, a manufacturer of thermoformed packaging for fresh fruit and vegetables that operates five manufacturing facilities, four in the United States and one in Mexico...
Soria Natural will commercialize cannabis products in Mexico
Soria Natural, through its subsidiary Fitonat Mexico, has been one of the seven companies authorized to commercialize products containing cannabis in the country. The CEO of Soria Natural, Rafael Esteban Ollo, obtained last week the authorization that will allow Fitonat to sell raw materials in ord...
SSI Schaefer Group opens plant in San Luis Potosi to supply packaging solutions
The Packaging Systems Division of SSI Schaefer Systems International, a manufacturer of reusable packaging systems, has expanded production capabilities with a new manufacturing facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.  SSI Schaefer Packaging, SA de CV, is an 8,500 square centrally located in Mexico, ...
St. Louis-based Luxco builds new tequila distillery in Jalisco
Luxco Inc., a St. Louis-based producer, importer and marketer of beverage alcohol products, announced that the company is finalizing construction on a new tequila distillery in Mexico. The distillery, DGL Destiladores (Destiladora Gonzalez Luxco), is located just outside the city of Arandas, in the ...
Tequila exports on the rise in 2017 for eighth year in a row
In 2017, Mexico’s tequila exports totaled 211 million liters to more than 120 countries, which represented a growth of 7.1% over the previous year. It was the eighth year of consecutive increases in exports, informed the Tequila Regulatory Council. The organization detailed that the top 10 rankin...
USMCA unlocks US$3-billion investments for agribusinesses in Mexico, says CNA
Investments in the Mexican agricultural sector have begun to unravel, after the negotiation of the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). In an interview with Forbes Mexico, Bosco De la Vega, president of the National Agricultural Council (CNA) explained that investments in the short an...
WhiteWave Foods acquires Mexico-based drink manufacturer
WhiteWave Foods revealed the acquisition of Innovation Packaging and Process, a Mexico-based manufacturer of aseptic drinks. The company announced it as it published its half-year results in recent days. The Alpro owner said it paid last June US$ 18 million in cash for a business that makes "a va...

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