Wholesale grocery trade grew 6.2% in 2018
The wholesale grocery trade achieved a 6.2% growth in terms of value and 1.5% regarding volume during 2018, despite the fact that this year was complicated by the thefts and traffic that the sector faced, said Iñaki Landáburu Llaguno, executive president of Asociación Nacional de Abarroteros Mayo...
Opportunities for sustainable banana production in Colima
According to Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura, bananas are grown in more than 130 countries, with a production volume of 125.3 million tons, with India in first place, with 30.4 million tonnes in 2017, representing 24.3% of total production. During 2016, 1 out of every 5 ton...
Mexico-based Grupo LALA opens US$14 million plant in Costa Rica
Mexico’s Grupo LALA has inaugurated a US$14 million dairy plant in Costa Rica with the objective of strengthening and supplying to the Central American market. The plant, which is located in San Ramon, in the province of Alajuela, seeks to elevate the processes of industrialization from 50,000 li...
Alsea will bring to Mexico the fast food format of Vips España
Restaurant and cafeteria operator Alsea will launch a new format for its Vips brand, which will consist of smaller and convenient units similar to those operated by the Vips chain in Spain, which was recently acquired. According to the company's general manager, Renzo Casillo, Spain is a family res...
Despite ‘challenging’ environment, Constellation Brands keeps building its Mexicali brewery
Constellation Brands, a company that holds the rights to distribute Cervecería Modelo brands in the United States, keeps ahead the construction work on its brewery in Mexicali, Baja California, despite a “challenging” political environment, company officials announced. So far, the works have a...

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