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,…