Steel: production grew 13% in May

Crude steel production recorded in May an advance of 101.3% year-on-year, with a volume of 391,100 tons more than in the period in which the social isolation measures due to the coronavirus had the most significant impact, informed yesterday the Argentine Steel Chamber. Concerning last April, steel production showed an improvement of 12.9%.

Simplot invested $20 mn and expanded frozen potato production

The Argentine subsidiary of Simplot, a multinational company that produces frozen potatoes and has become one of McDonald's leading suppliers worldwide, made a $20 million investment in its plant in Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza. It projects to produce in 2021 ninety thousand tons of french fries, with a billing close to $100 million, an increase that doubles the values of 2020.