Mexican brand Corona overtakes Brazil’s Skol after impressive value growth

MEXICO - Corona, the most valuable brand in Latin America, has overtaken Brazil's Skol, which has held the title for the past two years, according to the sixth-annual BrandZ Top 50 Most Valuable Latin American Brands. Corona took the top spot in the ranking after seeing an 8% brand value growth to US$8.3 billion, edging…

Tate & Lyle expands food application lab to meet growing demand in Mexico

MEXICO - Tate & Lyle has expanded its food application laboratory and customer-facing facilities in Mexico as the market in Latin America has seen growing demand for healthier food options. The facility has been equipped with additional food application labs, ultra-high processing (UHT) equipment for sterilisation, physico-chemical analysis technology and access to Tate & Lyle…

Heineken opens its ‘greenest’ brewery in Mexico

MEXICO – Leading brewing company Heineken has opened a new brewery in Mexico that it says will be the most water efficient in the World, with unique circular economy principles that drive its sustainability agenda. Made using the latest technology, the brewery is constructed following circular economy principles, focusing on renewable energy and efficient water…

Nestle stops sourcing palm oil from REPSA, Guatemala

MEXICO – Nestle, the multinational food and beverage company, has stated that it has stopped buying palm oil from a Guatemalan company that has been accused by the country’s prosecutor of corruption. Guatemala’s prosecutor accused Reforestadora de Palmas del Peten S.A. (Repsa) of paying bribes to receive tax credits. Repsa also said in a statement…

Grupo Bimbo unveils ‘Bimbo Solar’ for sustainable energy

MEXICO - Grupo Bimbo has unveiled a new energy self-sufficiency system, ‘Bimbo Solar’ in its environmental commitment to ensure sustainable development for a better and safe world. Bimbo Solar adds to its power production grid, generating 3.7MW of energy thus reducing its annual carbon emissions by 2,500 tonnes of carbon dioxide. According to the company,…