European Union will recognize “jalapeño” as a Mexican product
MEXICO — Following the conclusion of the negotiations of the Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and Mexico (TLCUEM), recognition of the geographical indication for jalapeño pepper was achieved as a Mexican product according to Jonás Murillo, general director of Cámara Nacional de l...
Beer company’s investment could be affected because of plebiscit
TIJUANA – A plebiscite against the beer company Constellation Brands could generate an investment leak in Baja California, agreed business and government sectors. "It will cause us to send a bad message for local, national and foreign investment, I am concerned that this plebiscite has political ...
El Paso-based confectionery Mount Franklin Foods builds new plant nearby Juarez
Mount Franklin Foods, an El Paso-based manufacturer of branded, contract and private label confectionery, nuts, snacks and foodservice products, unveiled plans to build a new production plant in Mexico. In order to ensure continued success in meeting and exceeding production demand for the company'...
Nuts as a key trend in 2019
Nuts continue being primordial for the tendency of vegetables-based food. Data published last year by Asociación de Alimentos de Base Vegetal show sales of products formulated to replace animal origin products that reached US$ 3.3 billion in 2017 based on data from Nielsen Co. With almost half sa...
Employees from Coca-Cola bottling company went on strike
Employees from Arca Continental, the second largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America, declared themselves on work stoppage in Matamoros on Thursday to demand a 20% increase on in their salary and an annual bonus of US$1,675 pesos.   The bottler’s employees joined workers from 48 maquiladora p...

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