Grupo Bimbo to use 100% renewable energy in US operations by 2020
Mexico-based Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest baking company, announced that it has signed a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) to receive 100 megawatts of wind energy from Invenergy, North America’s largest independent renewable energy company. The deal is part of a Grupo Bimbo initiative to...
Constellation Brands to double capacity in Sonora brewery with US$ 900 million investment
Less than a year after Constellation Brands announced an investment to increase the production of its brewery in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora to 3.5 million hectoliters, the company has announced that it is preparing another expansion with which the capacity of said plant will become more than double, wit...
Grupo La Moderna inaugurates US$ 50 million plant in Texas; its first in the US
Toluca-based Grupo La Moderna, one Mexico’s top producer of produces pastas, cookies, and flours, inaugurated in Texas its first U.S. production facility. The new US$ 50 million plant is located in the Cleburne community, 30 miles South of Fort Worth. The 150,000 square-foot production, manufactu...
Heineken inaugurates in Chihuahua its most sustainable brewery worldwide
Heineken-Cuauhtemoc Moctezuma today inaugurated in the municipality of Meoqui, Chihuahua, its seventh brewery in Mexico and, according to the company, its most sustainable facility in the world. The US$ 500 million plant has a production capacity of 6 million hectoliters (or 600 million liters) per...
Mexican beer accounts for 67% of imported brews in the US market
Two out of every three imported beers consumed in the United States last year was provided by Mexico, which remains the absolute leader of this niche, although that market represents only 13% of total beer consumption in the neighboring country. This preference for Mexican beer led to an increase o...

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