First launch in the baked snacks segment, initially in Chile under the Kryzpo brand.
First launch in the pasta category in Mexico under the Lucchetti brand.
Implementation of strategies to mitigate the devaluation effect of local currencies and its impact on some of the principal raw materials, as well as the administration of prices and efficiencies in sourcing, production plants and expenses.
Improvements in the distribution quality for Chile, and progress in increasing direct service to the traditional channel.
Leveraging Grupo Nutresa’s distribution strengths in different regions: Costa Rica, Peru and the United States.
Deepening of the distribution of chocolate in Mexico through the Tresmontes Lucchetti network.
Implementation of Grupo Nutresa’s best practices: Launch of the Imagix Innovation Program in Chile, beginning with ”Exitos Innovadores”; the pilot of Total Productive Management (TPM) in three plants, the Leadership Model and Strategic Sourcing Model.
Continued implementation of the “Program to Prevent Childhood Obesity in Public Schools.” This program obtained the National Innovation Award in Chile, in the category of Public Innovation.
Further increasing sourcing and operational efficiencies to boost the profitability of existing businesses and of the projects launched in 2015.
Establish a solid position in baked snacks in Chile.
Progress in business volume and profitability in pasta in Mexico.
Extensions of the current portfolio and also opportunities for category introductions in Chile and Mexico.
Continued investment in innovation in the instant beverage category
Continue introducing instant beverages in the United States and launch them in Puerto Rico, supported by Grupo Nutresa’s current capabilities.
Continue implementing best practices and aligning plans to Grupo Nutresa’s Sustainability Policy.