Carrageenan producer Gelymar has invested $15m in its two plants in southern Chile, enabling it to double its production capacity. Read more
NotCo, a Chilean company that uses artificial intelligence to develop plant-based foods, has been backed by Jeff Bezos as part of a $30m funding round. Read more
Grupo Bimbo has secured a deal for Nutra Bien, a Chilean bakery products manufacturer, as it aims to expand its distribution reach. Read more
Joyvio Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legend Holdings, has agreed to acquire Chilean seafood producer Australis Seafoods for $880m. Read more
Coca-Cola Chile and brand bottlers in the country have bought Chilean company Comercializadora Novaverde for $78.9 million. Read more
Chilean fruit producer Hortifrut has entered into a merger agreement to acquire the blueberry unit of Peru’s Talsa for $160m. Read more
American pizza company Papa John’s will expand its brand in Chile and Spain after signing a deal with Drake. Read more
Nestlé will invest in new plants in Chile, Mexico and Cuba at the same time as extending its youth employability programme. Read more
Parmalat, the Lactalis-owned dairy company, has acquired a number of cheese companies in Chile for a combined €100m. Read more
Cold Stone Creamery has launched a new grab-and-go ice cream in Chile – the first time that it's done business in the country. Read more
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