Brazil

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'Cachaça is far more than the Caipirinha!'

By Rachel Arthur

For those who know Cachaça, it is usually associated with a Caipirinha cocktail. But the drink has far more to offer: and promoting the diversity and versality of the Brazilian spirit to bartenders, distributors and consumers can help it achieve its potential...

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Conquering the challenges: AB InBev's Brazil business

By Rachel Arthur

AB InBev’s Brazilian beer business delivered strong performance in 2020, despite the challenges of the year. A combination of speedy innovation, premium brand strength and digital developments have been the key to success in the country, says the company....

Nestlé Brazil’s NESCAU beverage range will be available with SIG’s renewable and recyclable paper straw solution. Pic: SIG

Nestlé Brazil introduces SIG paper straws on NESCAU carton packs

By Jim Cornall

In partnership with SIG, a Swiss-headquartered systems and solutions provider for aseptic carton packaging, Nestlé Brazil’s complete NESCAU beverage range is now available in SIG’s combiblocMini carton packs with SIG’s renewable and recyclable paper straw...

The good news: growth in brand Heineken. The bad news: below-average margins in Brazil Pic:Getty/bizoon

Heineken: ‘Economic conditions are expected to remain volatile’

By Rachel Arthur

Heineken champions the performance of brand Heineken, with volume up 7.5% and the promising roll-out of non-alcoholic Heineken 0.0. But the company reported lower operating profit margin across the business in HY2018 and has cut its guidance for full-year...

The Scholle IPN facility in Chile. Picture: Scholle IPN.

Scholle IPN expands in Latin America

By Jenny Eagle

Scholle IPN, which produces flexible packaging for wine, processed fruits and vegetables, dairy products, and aseptic juices in the Latin American market, has opened a manufacturing facility in Santiago, Chile.

Coca-Cola announced it would acquire AdeS from Unilever in June 2016.

Coca-Cola acquires AdeS soy drink brand from Unilever

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Coca-Cola has completed the purchase of AdeS, a soy-based beverage company based in Argentina, from Unilever for $575m as part of its strategy to expand its plant-based beverage portfolio. 

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