In order to strengthen its presence and better serve its customers and consumers in the Central and Western regions in Mexico, today Bokados - Arca Continental’s snacks brand in Mexico - opened a new Distribution Center in Toluca, México.
President Trump removed the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico on Friday, May 17. Mexico responded by removing its 20% tariff on frozen potatoes imported from the United States on May 20.
The PepsiCo Mexico System, integrated by PepsiCo Mexico Foods and its strategic partner Grupo Gepp, announced an investment plan of 4 billion dollars in Mexico between 2019 and 2020,which includes the construction of a new Snacks Plant in Guanajuato.
In Mexico, researchers of the National Forestry, Agriculture, and Livestock Research Institute (INIFAP), part of the Mexican Ministry of agriculture (SAGARPA), have developed a new potato variety, Citlali, with improved tolerance to diseases.
La selección estuvo a cargo del Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP) de México. Además de presentar resistencia a dichas enfermedades, la variedad cumple con los estándares de comercialización.