South America

More than 150 growers and packers of lemons and Persian limes in Mexico suspended exports to the United States to protest that country’s rejection of shipments due to the disease sweet orange scab, Mexican newspaper                 El Universal reported. The groups halted shipments Dec. 13, the day that the U.S. Department of Agriculture allowed lime shipments [...]

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Corn Products International announced Thursday it is planning investments in its Brazilian business to bolster its operations in the country, Latin America’s biggest economy. Corn Products International is a leading provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries. Its announcement reiterated the firm’s plans to invest between $75 million and $100 million over the next several [...]

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A four-member team of cotton growers from Brazil led by Pierre Marie Jeane Patriat, president of Cotton Growers’ Association, Brazil, visited Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today. In an interactive meeting with Dr Manjit Singh Kang, Vice-Chancellor, PAU, Patriat said they hold PAU in high esteem due to the pivotal role the university played in making [...]

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