Category: Agrifood

FIRA will offer credit to food industry producers

CIUDAD JUAREZ – The Municipality of Ciudad Juarez together with Fideicomisos Instituidos en Relación con la Agricultura (FIRA) will offer soft credits to producers involved in the food industry, through the program “Del Campo al...

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Gruma to invest US$50 million in Texas

TEXAS – The Mexican company Gruma plans to invest US$50 million in the United States during 2019 The resources will be focused mainly to increases in production capacity Gruma will invest in order to continue increasing the capacity of its...

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Tariffs could end the agricultural sector

TIJUANA – If tariffs were imposed on farm products, farmers would have to leave this activity, being unable to meet the costs involved, stated the minister of Secretaría de Desarrollo Agropecuario de Baja California (SEDAGRO), Manuel Valladolid...

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Agricultural sanitation boosts bovine meat’s exports in Nuevo Leon

MONTERREY – The compliance with sanitary standards allows Nuevo Leon to export 65,000 tons of beef per year, worth US$75 billion, stated Rafael Hernandez Benitez, general coordinator of Seguridad Sanitaria de la Secretaría de Desarrollo...

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Corn imports dominate Mexico

MEXICO – Industria de Derivados Alimenticios y Químicos del Maíz (IDAQUIM), a group that represents starch/fructose producers, consumed during the 2017/2018 season approximately 283 million tons of yellow corn, of which between 80% and 90%...

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New Mexico investors see future in state’s hemp industry

ALBUQUERQUE – The move to legalize the production of hemp has investors in New Mexico racing to get a piece of what could be a multibillion-dollar industry Business leaders are hurrying to capture part of what cannabis market research firm New...

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