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Dos Pinos Scaling Down In The Region, Cuts 100 Jobs

The dairy cooperative Dos Pinos centralized the support services of its regional operation in a single unit to standardize the technological processes and for better business practices, for which it will reduce around 100 jobs in the administrative and managerial area. According to Francisco Arias,...

Misleading Advertising Or Plain Stupidity?

Jesús Hernández wrote in to La Teja in of the misleading advertising he came across in the Masxmenoss store in Tibas. Believing the incredible price for the Dos Pinos ice cream, Hernández says you have to read the fine print to not get ripped off. It...

Lala-Dos Pinos dairy war heats up

(QCR) The region’s dairy war is heating up, with an investment announced last month of US$30 million in a Guatemalan facility for the production of milk, ice cream and other dairy products by Latin America’s biggest dairy company, Mexico-based Grupo Lala. Meanwhile, both Lala and...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another? In many cases, even paying higher for a national brand over a lesser priced imported. One example is beer. Costa Ricans...

Move Over Pops, There’s Competition

Q COSTA RICA - For, well the longest time ever, almost five decades, Pops was alone in the Costa Rica ice cream parlor business. Although in 2012 the company was bought out by the Colombian company, Nutresa, for a reported US$110 million dollars, for Costa...

Milk and Dairy War Heats Up In Costa Rica

Q BUSINESS - The largest dairy in Latin America, in a strategic agreement (alliance) with Florida Ice and Farm (Fifco), aims to break Costa Rica's diary monopoly held by Dos Pinos. Mexico's Grupo Lala and Costa Rica's Fifco, who entered the milk market with the...

Gallito Stays Home. Dos Pinos Announces Purchase of 107-Year-Old Costa Rican Company

(QCOSTARICA) Milk and candies is the latest strategy by Costa Rica's major milk cooperative, Dos Pinos, with the purchase of candymaker, Gallito. The Cooperativa de Productores de Leche Dos Pinos on Wednesday announced its acquisition of Gallito from the multinational Mondelez. The iconic Gallito candy brand...

Milk War Over. Nicaragua Resumes Milk Exports To Costa Rica

(QCostarica) After weeks of negotiations finally the Costa Rica authorities opened its border to Nicaraguan dairy products of Grupo Lala and Eskimo brands. The decision was conditional upon a reciprocal action from Nicaragua to Costa Rica's Dos Pinos products. Last week, on Tuesday, the Costa...

Mexico’s Lala Teams Up With Fifco To Sell Its Milk Brand in Costa Rica

In a strategic alliance with Costa Rica's Florida Ice and Farm (Fifco) and Coopeleche, Mexico's Grupo Lala will begin marking its milk brand, "Lala", in the country. The milk production will be in San Ramon, with its own separate production line in the same factory...

Costa Rica’s Dos Pinos Buys Dairy Plant in Nicaragua, But Kept It Quiet

QCOSTARICA - This week learned, while Costa Rica and Nicaragua are locked into a diary war, the Costa Rican dairy producer Cooperativa de Productores de Leche R.L., known as "Dos Pinos", in 2015 purchased the industrial plant La Completa with the aim of strengthening its...

Costa Rica and Nicaragua Locked Into A Dairy War

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica and Nicaragua are locked into a diary war, with the first punch thrown by Costa Rica when it closed imports products from two of the four dairy industrial plants by Lala, the Mexican company located in Nicaragua. The ban on Lala...

The Ten Most Popular Consumer Brands in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Nine out of ten Costa Rican households purchased Dos Pinos products in 2015, the first choice of consumers in Costa Rica. The data is from the Brand Footprint 2015  survey conducted by Kanta Worldpanel, of 750 homes in the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM)...

Dos Pinos, Central America Largest Dairy Company, Has Become SIG Combibloc’s First Customer in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica is a nation of milk drinkers, consuming annually an average of 200 litres per-capita, placing the country third in Central and South America. Argentina and Uruguay the top two. With three production facilities, processing more than 1.4 million litres of milk...

5,000 Runners Will Take The Streets Of San Jose on Sunday

(QCOSTARICA) Some 5,000 runners are expected to take part this Sunday in the fourth edition of the Carrera de la Leche Dos Pinos (Dos Pinos Milk Run). The race will be of 5 and 10 kilometres, starting at 7:00am on the east side of the...

Nicaragua’s Milk Exports Grow

TODAY NICARAGUA - So far this year 21.8 million kilos of liquid milk have been exported, 9 million more than in the same period of 2014. Sales of various presentations such as skim milk, low-fat, lactose-free, whole milk reported up to 21 April an increase...

The Competitive Ice Cream Market in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Five brands dominate this increasingly competitive segment of the dairy market, which has doubled its sales in the last five years. Sales of single portion ice creams in supermarkets, grew by 88% between 2009 and 2014. Ice cream based on milk and water reported...

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