ABIMAPI, the Brazilian Manufacturers Association of Biscuits, Pasta, Industrialized Breads & Cakes, recently held its 15th International Congress in Florianópolis, Brazil. The event brought together Brazilian bakery executives to strengthen and grow their business, as well as international retail buyers and media seeking to learn more about Brazilian bakery products.
Brazil is a sizzling-hot topic these days, especially where consumer packaged goods (CPG) are concerned. CPG companies are eyeing Brazil as a key portal for future growth opportunities. But to tap into market opportunities, what will it take to launch successful food and beverage products there?
Sao Paulo is the location for Zip-Pak’s new resealable closures and packaging equipment manufacturing facility. According to the company, the plant will reduce lead times and expand technical and consulting services to South American customers. Full production of its line of resealable closures will begin in early 2013.