Pausa, analiza y protege tu negocio en tiempos difíciles antes de reaccionar.

No es difícil encontrar información en las redes de por ejemplo, los (10) pasos a como crear un negocio, o las (5) formas de organizar tu vida, pero muy pocas veces te llevan a la mano por los diez pasos y mientras no todos necesitamos esa interacción directa es bueno pausar, analizar y ejecutar. Hoy…

Corn, soybean harvests closing in on five-year averages

WASHINGTON — Despite a cool, wet planting season that included delays, the pace of the 2013 soybean and corn harvests was on track with current five-year averages, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest Crop Progress data reported for the week that ended Oct. 27. The U.S.D.A. pegged the soybean crop at 77% harvested in the…

Saturated fat reduction a focus in the U.K.

LONDON — Leading food companies in the United Kingdom have signed onto a “responsibility deal” and are working with the country’s Department of Health to reduce the amount of saturated fats in food products. Companies that have signed a voluntary agreement include Mondelēz International, Nestle, and Unilever, as well as such retailers as Aldi, Subway,…

Bunge North America reaches into Mexico

MEXICO CITY — Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited based in St. Louis, Missouri, US, agreed to buy the wheat milling business of Grupo Altex SA de CV, Mexico City. Financial terms were not disclosed. The purchase is expected to close by the end of the year subject to regulatory…

Brinker heating up innovation at Chili’s

DALLAS — Brinker International, Inc. is “dialing up intensity on product innovation” in an effort to drive sales and bolster results at its Chili’s Grill & Bar restaurant chains, said Wyman Roberts, president and chief executive officer of Brinker. In an Oct. 23 conference call to discuss fiscal 2014 first-quarter results, Mr. Roberts said newly…

Mondelez ambassadors learn from Ghana cocoa farms

DEERFIELD, ILLINOIS, US — Mondelez International is sending nine employees from around the world to learn and serve in cocoa farming communities in Ghana. The pilot Joy Ambassadors program gathers employees from seven countries — Brazil, China, the US, the UK, Russia, Sweden and Switzerland — to learn directly from cocoa communities about their successes…