Bioiberica and Apsen rejoin forces to launch collagen capsule for mobility in Brazil

Multinational health and pharmaceutical expert Apsen Farmacêutica has reached out again to Bioiberica’s collagen ingredients to develop a mobility product for the Brazilian market....

Meat Giant JBS Acquires Dutch Alternative Protein Brand Vivera For Plant-Based Pivot

JBS has announced that it has acquired Dutch plant-based meat maker Vivera in a €341 million (US$410 million) deal. The move by the world’s...

Brazilian Vegan Meat-Brand Arrives In Sainsbury’s Stores For Veganuary

Meat-brand Future Farm has announced the launch of a range of meat-alternatives in Sainsbury’s stores across the UK today. The Brazilian brand unveiled its Future Burger, Future...

Bezos-Backed NotCo Debuts Cabbage & Chicory Plant Milk In U.S. Retail Stores

Chilean food tech NotCo has just entered the U.S. market, launching its plant-based milk at Whole Foods locations nationwide. Unlike other plant-based milk alternatives...

Report highlights export opportunity for natural and organic Caribbean products

A new report by the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) has identified natural and organic products from the region as a potential export...

Meet the Bolivian company backing hundreds of organic quinoa farmers, and helping to feed...

Michael Wale meets with the CEO of the Bolivian company turning highly sought after organic ‘Royal Quinoa’ into an international export success story. 

Circular economy, plant-based and deforestation among top topics at São Paulo Summit

Creating a circular economy, organic, plant-based foods and deforestation were among the topics discussed by over a 100 executives at recent fifth edition of the Latin American Sustainable Foods Summit in São Paulo.

Carrefour Brazil ramps up organic offer as part of ‘food transition’

Carrefour Brazil SA says it will in increase shelf-space for organic products by 85% in 2019 as part of a “transitioning” to healthier food retailing.

Stella & Dot founder Jessica Herrin joins Natura &Co Board

Brazilian natural beauty manufacturer and marketer Natura &Co (owner of The Body Shop and Aēsop) has announced that Jessica Herrin – CEO & Founder of Stella & Dot Family Brands –  has been nominated as the new member of its Board of Directors.

New law on pesticides in Brazil piques consumer interest in organic

New legislation in Brazil on the use and inspection of pesticides could be creating an opportunity for organic producers, suggests new intelligence by consumer behaviour analyst Mintel.

Natura&Co and The Body Shop signal sustainability commitment at UN summit

Natura &Co, the Brazil-based global purpose-driven beauty group, and its ethical beauty brand The Body Shop, are signalling their commitment to sustainability with a very visible presence at the United Nations (UN) High Level Political Forum (HLPF), taking place this week in New York.

Top take-homes about the sustainable cosmetics sector in Latin and North America

Ecovia Intelligence packages up some of the key learnings and findings from its Latin and North American sustainable cosmetics summits .

Brazil: Nestlé’s launch into organic oats will ‘democtatise’ product chain

Nestlé is deepening its involvement in organics in Latin America with the launch of a range of own-brand products in Brazil.

Brazil: Nestlé’s launch into organic oats will ‘democratise’ product chain

Nestlé is deepening its involvement in organics in Latin America with the launch of a range of own-brand to products in Brazil.

Nestlé takes controlling stake in Latin American natural and organic leader Terrafertil

Nestlé has acquired a majority stake in Terrafertil, A Latin America-based specialist in natural, organic, plant-based foods and healthy snacks.