Investors flock to buy a piece of Mexico’s José Cuervo

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According to The Economist, investors are rushing to buy a piece of Mexico’s leading tequila-maker, José Cuervo. Over the course of more than 200 years in the tequila business, Jose Cuervo will have been responsible for a fair few moments of giddy pleasure. Last week, it got one of its own thanks to a successful initial public offering (IPO). It More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, February 12th, 2017
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Mexico: “No wall or tax will prevent the entry of our avocados to the U.S.”

According to Fresh Plaza, fresh produce global news website, more than 120 tonnes of avocados from the Mexican province of Jalisco were prevented from entering the United States last week. This fact was denounced More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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Starbucks to donate 4 million coffee plants to Mexican growers

In order to support rural communities that are engaged in the production of coffee, Starbucks will donate 4 million coffee plants to Mexican producers. Starbucks Mexico plans to donate 4 million coffee plants to More...

Soft drinks industry a huge business in Mexico
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, February 5th, 2017
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Mexican industry that remains immune to Trump´s rhetoric

According to KPMG research, the refreshment industry will not be affected by the protectionist rhetoric of President Donald Trump. In the era of Trump when economic uncertainty seems to adversely affect several More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, February 4th, 2017
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The avocado, an apt symbol for closer Mexico-U.S. ties under NAFTA

Avocado farmers in the rolling hillsides of Mexico’s Michoacán state are not worried for now by U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats to tear up a trade deal which could make the favorite snack of Super Bowl More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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Does Trump know that Mexico is one of the top three markets for U.S. farm production?

Does President Donald Trump have any idea on the fact that Mexico is one of the top three markets for U.S. farm production? Maybe not… According to Reuters, U.S. food producers and shippers are trying to More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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New Dunkin’ Donuts store in Merida is first of 20 planned for SE Mexico

With an investment of six million pesos ($300,000 USD), Grupo Berny inaugurated the Dunkin’ Donuts store in Mérida, considered the flagship of the 20 that will open in six states of southeastern Mexico, with More...

A Tim Hortons coffee cup is seen on the ground outside a shop near Times Square in New York August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, January 29th, 2017
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Restaurant Brands to launch Tim Hortons in Mexico

Restaurant Brands International Inc (QSR.TO) said it would launch its coffee and doughnut chain, Tim Hortons, in Mexico as a part of its expansion plans. The company said it would form a master franchise joint venture More...

As more Latin Americans eat processed food, obesity rates surge (Photo: Vallarta Daily)
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, January 28th, 2017
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Obesity rates increase, as more Latin Americans eat processed (junk) food

Mexico and the rest of Latin America, once plagued by malnutrition, now faces a different type of public health crisis as processed food increasingly replaces traditionally prepared dishes, leading to a surge in More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, January 28th, 2017
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Check out the “Avocados From Mexico” Superbowl teaser…

Avocados From Mexico is hypnotizing viewers in its new teaser for its Super Bowl commercial. The 30-second teaser features actor Jon Lovitz’s face twirling before a hypnotic green background chanting phrases More...