Marfrig Launches its proprietary brand of plant-based burgers Revolution Burger

BRAZIL – Marfrig Global Foods, a leading global beef producer and the world’s largest beef patty producer, is launching its proprietary brand of plant-based burgers, the Revolution Burger. The brand will be sold at retailers […]

BASF invests US$4m in Latin American agritech startups focused fund AgVentures II

BRAZIL – BASF Venture Capital, the investment arm of German agribusiness company BASF, has committed to invest US$4 million in the Brazilian fund AgVentures II, marking BASF Venture Capital’s first investment in Brazil. Managed by […]

Tate & Lyle opens new Latin American headquarters and application centre in Brazil

BRAZIL – Food and beverage ingredients and solutions provider, Tate & Lyle has opened its new and expanded Latin American headquarters in São Paulo, Brazil enabling the company to capitalize on the high growth potential […]

Brazil’s BRF to invest US$120m in Saudi poultry processing plant

SAUDI ARABIA – Brazilian food processor, BRF has entered into an agreement with the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority to invest approximately US$120 million in setting up its first chicken processing plant in the country. […]

Heineken to invest US$244 million in Brazil to double production capacity

BRAZIL – Heineken, the world’s second-largest brewer, will invest 985 million reais (US$244 million) in Brazil to double its production capacity, reports Reuters. The investment, which started in January and is expected to be concluded […]

Tetra Pak unveils new guidelines on best-practice for yogurt products

SWITZERLAND – Processing and packaging solutions provider, Tetra Pak has launched new best-practice lines for yoghurt products – a suite of expert services which support a wide variety of yoghurt innovations to address growing consumer […]

Brazilian meat processor Minerva forms joint venture with Chinese distributors

BRAZIL – Minerva, a South American meat packer has signed an agreement with two Chinese meat distributors to form a joint venture aimed at exploring commercial opportunities in the Chinese market. Minerva has signed a […]

Bunge acquires stake in Brazilian grains and inputs supplier Agrofel Grains

BRAZIL – Global agribusiness company, Bunge has entered into an agreement to acquire 30% stake in a Brazilian-grain sourcing business, Agrofel Grains and Inputs. Agrofel sells agricultural supplies in the southern state of Rio Grande […]

BRF offloads stake in Singapore-based joint venture for $12.3m

SINGAPORE – Brazilian meat packing company, BRF has sold its 49% stake in the SATS BRF Food joint venture in Singapore to SATS Food Services for SGD 17 million (US$12.3 million). SATS, a ground handler […]