Quilmes brewery buys Dante Robino winery

Cervecería Quilmes, the main Argentine brewery operated by Anheuser-Busch InBev, announced the acquisition of Dante Robino winery for an undisclosed figure. The winery has 11.5 million liters of medium and high quality wine and sparkling wine production capacity. The deal includes the vineyards located in Perdriel, Luján de Cuyo, province of Mendoza. To its seven beer brands, Quilmes has been adding water, soda and energy drinks to its business unit in Argentina.

Insect business: Mendoza exported 440 mn flies to Morocco

The Institute of Agricultural Health and Quality of Mendoza (Iscamen) announced the sale of 440 million sterile Mediterranean flies to Morocco. So far, the material used by Morocco was provided by the sterile insect production plant in Valencia, Spain. From March, Argentine province of Mendoza will send from the Bioplanta Santa Rosa, located 90 km from the capital, shipments of 10 million sterile flies per week.