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Mexico food labels due for a change
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Mexico food labels due for a change

Vallarta Daily News - Feb 18, 2017

The labeling of food and non-alcoholic beverages must clearly and adequately communicate nutritional information and encourage healthy decisions among consumers. Academics and researchers at the Department of…

Mexican bakery magnate Lorenzo Servitje has died at the age of 98
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Mexican bakery magnate Lorenzo Servitje has died at the age of 98

Vallarta Daily News - Feb 03, 2017

Mexican bakery magnate Lorenzo Servitje has died at the age of 98 after building his Grupo Bimbo into an international snack and baked-goods empire that acquired brands…

What it takes to get a Corona from Mexico to a U.S. bar
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What it takes to get a Corona from Mexico to a U.S. bar

Reuters - Jan 30, 2017

Ordering a bottle of Corona beer at a bar in the United States is a simple proposition. Getting it there from its brewery in Mexico involves a…

As more Latin Americans eat processed food, obesity rates surge
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As more Latin Americans eat processed food, obesity rates surge

Reuters - Jan 19, 2017

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…

Mexican mothers preserve the Rosca de Reyes tradition in Toronto
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Mexican mothers preserve the Rosca de Reyes tradition in Toronto

Vallarta Daily News - Jan 08, 2017

Each year a group of Mexican mothers in Toronto bring the tradition of breaking the Rosca de Reyes alive in Canada. When there was no place to…

Cheers! Rare bat important to the production of tequila is making a comeback
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Cheers! Rare bat important to the production of tequila is making a comeback

Vallarta Daily News - Jan 06, 2017

Wildlife officials say it might be time for a toast now that a once-rare bat important to the pollination of plants used to produce tequila is making…

Does a healthy diet have to come at a hefty price?
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Does a healthy diet have to come at a hefty price?

Vallarta Daily News - Jan 05, 2017

Imagine you’re in the aisle of your favorite grocery store, bombarded with hundreds of the latest and greatest products on the market. After grabbing a box of…

The beverage Pulque is making a comeback in Mexico
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The beverage Pulque is making a comeback in Mexico

Vallarta Daily News - Dec 08, 2016

Mexicans have been brewing pulque from the juice of cactus-like maguey plants for centuries, but the viscous, beer-like beverage fell out of favor starting in the 1970s…

Casa Velas introduces a new vegan/vegetarian menu with local flare
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Casa Velas introduces a new vegan/vegetarian menu with local flare

Vallarta Daily News - Nov 30, 2016

Casa Velas, an adults-only boutique hotel and ocean club in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, introduces a new vegan/vegetarian menu, heavily-influenced by its Mexican location this month to complement…

Deforestation by Mexico’s avocado industry worse than thought
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Deforestation by Mexico’s avocado industry worse than thought

Vallarta Daily News - Oct 31, 2016

Talia Coria, an official in the attorney general's office for environmental protection, said almost 50,000 acres (20,000 hectares) of forest land are converted to agricultural uses each…

XXII Festival Gourmet Internacional Puerto Vallarta-Riviera
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XXII Festival Gourmet Internacional Puerto Vallarta-Riviera

Vallarta Daily News - Oct 27, 2016

The XXII Festival Gourmet Internacional Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit-Tepic will take place November 11-20, 2016. The gourmet tradition par excellence is back! The so-called “Three Musketeers”— Thierry Blouet,…

Inauguration of the 8th Vallarta-Nayarit Gastronómica
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Inauguration of the 8th Vallarta-Nayarit Gastronómica

Vallarta Daily News - Oct 26, 2016

The quality of the 8th Vallarta-Nayarit Gastronómica participating chefs evoked congratulations and appreciation, as it will continue to position the Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta as culinary…