Napolina-owner Princes Group has completed what it claims is a first-of-its-kind Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA) into pulses from Argentina – taking a major step forward in evolving its approach to human rights due diligence and supply chain transparency.
Russia has reclaimed its place as the first importer of Brazilian pork, representing 29.15% of the country’s exports in April, according to the Brazilian Association of Pork Producers and Exporters (ABIPECS).
Campina has bought dairy ingredient producer Inovatech Argentina,
signalling the Dutch-owned company's desire to reach further into
the global specialized ingredients market, with an particular
emphasis on nutrition.
Sparking growth in the emerging South American food market, Danish
ingredients giant Chr Hansen has opened new facilities in Argentina
designed to serve expanding activities from international
customers, reports Lindsey Partos.
Dutch retail group Ahold has finally negotiated the sale of its
Argentine unit Disco - to Cencosud, the Chilean retailer which had
originally agreed to buy the company back in November. After
withdrawing entirely from the Asian market...
Ahold is to sell its Argentine unit Disco to Chile's Cencosud for
an undisclosed sum, drawing a line under a troubled 18 months at
the unit. The Dutch firm is still negotiating the sale of other
units in Brazil, Peru and Paraguay.
Both Brazil and Argentina continue to increase their production and
export figures this year, reports the American Soybean Association,
news which falls in line with forecasts that South America will
become the world's main soybean...
Ingredients company RFI Ingredients, a supplier of natural
ingredients for the food and functional food industries, has signed
a merger agreement, effective from 1 November, with US nutritional
blends company Nat-Trop. The move looks...
Australian food ingredients group Burns Philp & Co. said on
Monday that despite a decline in sales, net profit had risen
sharply to A$56.8 million (€32m) in the first quarter ended 30
September compared to A$19.2 million a year...
Royal Ahold, the giant Dutch retailing group, has taken 100 per
cent control of Disco Ahold International Holdings (DAIH), the
joint venture which it operated in Latin America with the Velox
Retail Holdings group.