Ben & Jerry’s Israel boycott row intensifies as Ecuadorian supermarket chain pulls ice creams from shelves

ECUADOR – Ben & Jerry’s Israel boycott row is getting thicker by the day, threatening the existence of the brand in countries with strong ties with Israel.   In Ecuador for instance, El Rosado Group, which owns one of the largest supermarket chains in the country with more than 180 stores, has taken the decision to withdraw from all its businesses all ice cream manufactured by Unilever.  According to the company, the decision was prompted by Ben & Jerry’s statement that said the company believes it is inconsistent with its values “for Ben…

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Ecuador’s leading miller Molinos Miraflores receives a new flour mill from Alapala

ECUADOR – Molinos Miraflores, one of the leading flour millers in Ecuador, has received a new flour mill from Turkish supplier of grain milling and handling system technologies, Alapala. The new flour mill that boasts of an advanced automation system combined with Scada software was installed at Molinos Miraflores’ greenfield project in Ambato, Ecuador. Alapala oversaw the entire project which was carried out on a turnkey basis including project design, manufacturing, project management, installation, and commissioning services. The new flour mill of Miraflores operates with a capacity of 150 tons…

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