Category: Process Food

COVID-19 safe-practice health orders for New Mexico’s agriculture industry

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a modified public health emergency order easing restriction on retail operations, ordering New Mexico citizens to wear cloth face coverings in public, and proposing a series of requirements...

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Bafar increased its sales during the year’s first quarter

CHIHUAHUA – Grupo Bafar presented the results of its operations for the first quarter of 2020, where it highlighted that its net sales increased 104% compared to last year According to the report published by the Chihuahua-based company, from...

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Record Year for Pecan Production in NM

NEW MEXICO – New Mexico marked a record year of pecan production in 2019 to lead the nation, according to US agricultural officials The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported that production in the Southwest state topped out at more...

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Tamaulipas estimates to harvest 15,000 tons of lemon in 2020

CIUDAD VICTORIA – Despite the adverse effects of the drought, the citrus sector in Tamaulipas remains hopeful of obtaining a harvest of around 15 tons of Italian lemon, reported Humberto Vázquez, representative of the National Service for Health,...

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Arizona is in the corn business with opening of Bayer’s high-tech greenhouse

TUCSON – German conglomerate Bayer has unveiled a new greenhouse complex on seven acres north of Tucson that will serve as a development and production site focused solely on corn seeds Midwestern states such as Iowa, Illinois and Nebraska lead...

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Texas dairy industry sees gains

TEXAS – The Texas dairy industry contributes US$33 billion to the total economic impact for the country, but the bankruptcies from two major US dairy companies has led to concerns that the industry might be on shaky ground But despite struggles...

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SIDE and Canacintra sign agreement to export MSMEs

CHIHUAHUA – The Directorate of Commerce of the Secretariat of Innovation and Economic Development (SIDE) signed an agreement with the National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (Canacintra) Chihuahua, to provide training to food...

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Mexican agricultural exports reach US$28 billion

MEXICO – The value of Mexico’s agri-food exports had an annual increase of 91% in the first nine months of this year, compared to the same period of 2018, after reaching US$28 billion, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development...

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The U.S. prohibits the passage of Mexican chili peppers and tomatoes

CIUDAD JUAREZ – At the end of November of this year, it will be prohibited until further notice that cross-border travelers introduce chili peppers and tomatoes from Mexico to the United States through the ports of entry The measure will apply...

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US bets on Mexico’s agricultural industry

USA— The US government will carry out a commercial mission to Mexico in order to forge new opportunities in the agricultural industry, said the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) "The minister of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue will lead...

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