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Turkey meat should take off in Latin American taste

The consumption of turkey in almost all of Latin America is concentrated around the holiday season. Is there space for a change?
Benjamín Ruiz: "Years pass by, each one with its Holiday season and turkey consumption continues with almost the same amount as before, I dare to say, throughout Latin America. Why?"
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JBS appoints Tomazoni as global CEO, Cavalcanti as CFO

Gilberto Tomazoni promoted from chief operating officer position, effective immediately
JBS has named Gilberto Tomazoni as the company’s global chief executive officer (CEO) and Guilherme Cavalcanti as the global chief financial officer (CFO) and head of investor relations.
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Chicken buyers change as e-commerce proliferates

The emergence of online and mobile shopping is making grocers and restaurateurs change the way they do business to stay competitive.
Chicken buyers at the 2018 Chicken Marketing Summit spoke about their experiences with e-commerce and the constant struggle to provide transparency consumers crave.
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Minimum support prices and non-GMO corn in Mexico

The new Mexican president promised agrarian changes that include the establishment of support prices and the elimination of transgenics. What could this mean?
Benjamín Ruiz analyzes some of the promises of the new president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, in the agrarian sector.
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Trump: US, China to hold off on new tariffs

25 percent tariff on soybeans still in place, but could be lowered or eliminated
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to hold off on new tariffs, after the two met over the weekend at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Tyson Foods completes Keystone Foods acquisition

Purchase supports Tyson Foods’ valued-added and international growth strategies
Tyson Foods has successfully completed the acquisition of Keystone Foods from Marfrig Global Foods, Tyson Foods announced on November 30.
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Cargill acquires Colombian poultry company Campollo

Acquisition will grow Cargill’s Colombian poultry operations to better serve its Latin American customers, welcoming more than 2,500 new employees
Cargill has acquired Colombian-based Campollo, one of the country’s leading producers of chicken and protein products.
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