Mexico close to eradicating Newcastle Disease

Mexico close to eradicating Newcastle Disease

By Carina Perkins

Mexico’s food safety officials have announced that the country should soon be declared free of the highly virulent strain of Newcastle Disease, which affects poultry.

The tax is being proposed by Institutional Revolutionary Part, which will take power in December. Photo credit:Flickr - haracat3

Chewing gum tax proposed in Mexico

By Oliver Nieburg

Mexico is considering forcing gum manufacturers to pay a 50% tax on top of the selling price of products to pay for clean-up costs on streets.

North American cocoa grind falls 2% in Q3

US chocolate market ‘staling’, says analyst

By Oliver Nieburg

The North American cocoa grind has dropped 2% in the third quarter (Q3), leading one analyst to call the region’s largest nation a “staling” chocolate market.

Firms that can address the needs of the US Hispanic market can unlock significant growth opportunities, says Nielsen

Flavorchem launches new Hispanic flavors for dairy products

By Elaine Watson

Flavors and colors specialist Flavorchem Corporation has introduced a new line of Hispanic-inspired flavors for yogurts and other dairy products to tap into growing demand for more authentic tastes and aromas.

Mexico's GDP will grow 3.5% in 2012, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Analyst lauds chocolate market potential in Mexico

By Oliver Nieburg

Confectioners face big rewards by tapping into market potential in Mexico, but will face “oblivion” if they fail to address growing health concerns, according to an analyst.


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