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...
Mexico begins Italian lemon export to US
After the Sub-Directorate of Federal Plant Health completed an intensive registration of Italian lemon export packing companies, Mexico started shipping this citrus product to the United States. Shipments will continue until December 5 and the country's goal is to market more than 30,000 tons. To...
Heineken plant moving forward in Chihuahua
The Government of Chihuahua and representatives from the brewing company Heineken, assured that the opening project of the plant in the Municipality of Meoqui, Chihuahua, will start on September 2017. Executives from Heineken-Cuauhtemoc Moctezuma met with different State and Municipal officers in c...
Fresh Del Monte to build Mexico’s largest avocado packing plant
Fresh Del Monte expects to augment its growing avocado business with a new packing facility in Mexico. In a webcast to coincide with the company’s quarterly results, CEO Mohammad Abu-Ghazaleh commented on the development when he was asked about investment plans. Abu-Ghazaleh didn’t provide man...
Mexico's agri-food trade reaches US$ 1.4 billion surplus
Food exports, which include agricultural and agro-industrial products, amounted to US$ 12. billion dollars in the first five months of the year, i.e. 5.1% more than in the same period last year. Meanwhile, agricultural imports decreased by 8.2% and totaled US$ 10.5 billion dollars, showing Mexico...

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