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SIAL Canada and SET Canada sold out!

SIAL Canada and SET Canada sold out!
Wed, 24/02/16 - 13:49
By Clara Paz


With the show still 11 weeks away, SIAL Canada and SET Canada to be celebrated in Montreal this coming April 13-15 have experienced a record year of 30% growth, compared to the previous edition that took place in Toronto. Show organizers opened an additional 12,000 squa
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Summer Fancy Food Show largest in 60-year history

Summer Fancy Food Show largest in 60-year history
Wed, 25/06/14
By Clara Paz


North America’s largest specialty food and beverage event, the Summer Fancy Food Show, returns to New York City from June 29 – July 1, 2014, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center,presented by the Specialty Food Association. With specialty food sales at a r
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Whole Foods Market continues strong growth

Whole Foods Market continues strong growth
Tue, 18/09/12 - 01:59
By Clara Paz


With 329 stores operating at the end of July and with estimated store openings rising from 25 in 2012 to 33-38 in 2014, natural and organic grocer Whole Foods Market is setting ambitious store expansion targets and said that over the long term, 1,000 stores is a reasonabl
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Latin American Sustainable Cosmetics Summit fosters cooperation and expands horizons

Latin American Sustainable Cosmetics Summit fosters cooperation and expands horizons
Fri, 14/09/12 - 20:21
By Clara Paz


Despite the short notice since its official announcement, the first Sustainable Cosmetics Summit (SCS) offered in Sao Paulo by the British market intelligence firm Organic Monitor with strategic partner Organics Brazil this coming September 24-26 has attracted a crowd of
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Expoalimentaria expands and attracts new exhibitors

Expoalimentaria expands and attracts new exhibitors
Sun, 06/05/12 - 09:27
By Clara Paz


Expoalimentaria 2012, September 19-21, expects almost 600 Peruvian and foreign exhibitors to meet 28,000 visitors from the food & beverages sectors at the new 20,500 sqm fairgrounds of Las Palmas air base. The show expects exhibitors from Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, Me
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South-South trade vital for expansion at Andean Valley

South-South trade vital for expansion at Andean Valley
Sun, 19/02/12 - 17:33
By Clara Paz


Fifteen years ago, Andean Valley and other Bolivian leading quinoa exporters were selling the little golden grain only as commodity to a handful of traders based mainly in Europe and North America. The highly nutritious and gluten-free seed had caught the attention of a
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Quinoa processes evolve

Quinoa processes evolve
Sat, 11/02/12 - 10:00
By Clara Paz


Quinoa's rising popularity has meant a better income for subsistence farmers who grow the grain in the Andean highlands. It also has brought new challenges for producers, processors and traders who are aware that unless environmentally sustainable, the boom will not last
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Ecuador brings organic products to Expoalimentaria

Ecuador brings organic products to Expoalimentaria
Thu, 06/10/11 - 09:40
By Clara Paz


The international and multisectorial character of Expoalimentaria offers an attractive showcase for companies from the region eager to connect with buyers from neighboring countries, and the large supermarket chains and importers invited from abroad. Aware of the value of
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Ecolodge Copacabana sets up example of harmony with nature

Ecolodge Copacabana sets up example of harmony with nature
Mon, 20/06/11 - 15:30
By Clara Paz


When Javier and Marlene Oviedo embarked in 2010 on the project to build the new and recently inaugurated Ecolodge Copacabana, their goal was to build an attractive place with a minimum negative impact on the environment. Located about two miles from the city of the same n
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Eco-tourism contributes to sustainable quinoa production

Eco-tourism contributes to sustainable quinoa production
Tue, 07/06/11 - 09:29
By Clara Paz


The Andean highlands are one of the few areas where agriculture is practised at 3,700 metres above sea level and crops are usually exposed to severe climatic conditions such as drought, frost, saline soils and flooding. Quinoa is one of the few crops that grow in differen
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