Nestlé Acquires Majority Stake of Guatemalan Company

The Swiss multinational corporation became the largest shareholder of company Malher.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

This Guatemalan enterprise manufactures several brands, includes Malher, Yus, Toky, Doña Mari, Campestre and Fruty Dulce, and employs 1,300 people at its two manufacturing facilities.

Léo Leiman, Nestlé's CEO for Central America, stated: "With over 50 years dedicated to manufacturing and commercializing food products in Guatemala and other Central American countries, Malher's strength and tradition will join the world's leader in nutrition, health and well-being. This shows Nestlé's commitment in this market, in which we expect to see important growth over the next years".



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The company Alba Foods of Nicaragua will close down in September as a result of a significant decline in sales to Venezuela.

Since the economic crisis in Venezuela has got worse, sales of the company by Alba Alimentos de Nicaragua S.A. have not stopped falling and the decision to close the operations of the food processing company is due to this situation.

Restaurant Group to Invest $7 Million in Panama

July 2010

International Meal Company Holdings S.A. will invest $7 million to expand its operations to Panama.

The group is one of the Latin American leaders in fast and casual food. Its expansion plans are centered in Panama and the Caribbean. Through private transactions, they have raised some $100 million to fund these plans.

The Functional Foods Market

January 2012

The concept refers to regular, basic staple foods, within the current trend of healthy diets and taking care of our bodies.

INITIAL CONCEPT: As Europe is very important market for the Central American food industry, an analysis of the consumption patterns of its inhabitants is always relevant.

Guatemala Tenders Food Supply

January 2014

The Ministry of Social Welfare of the Presidency of the Republic is putting out to tender a served food service for Youth Prison Centers.

Guatemala Government Purchase 3028631:

"SERVED FOOD SERVICE IN YOUTH PRISON CENTERS, UNDER THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE MINISTRY OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR THE PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC FOR THE YEAR 2014."

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