About infoAlimentario

What is infoAlimentario?

infoAlimentario is a service aimed to share relevant information in real-time about news regarding regulatory, scientific, and food politics specifically in Latin America. It also offers specialized advice in terms of regulation to those in the industry and other parties interested in topics regarding food and supplements, including labeling, nutritional, and healthy properties claims, as well as ingredients, additives, and requirements to have access to the market based on the knowledge and practical interpretation of the national and regional regulatory requirements.

Bases of the Service

Bases of the Service

  • Identify, choose, and share news about regulatory and scientific matters on topics of interest.
  • Practical interpretation of national and regional regulations on topics of interest.
  • Identify the best actions following the national and regional regulations that ease the access and commercialization of products of interest.

Scope

South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR in Spanish).

Central America: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Secretariat for Central America Economic Integration (SIECA in Spanish).

Caribbean Community  – CARICOM: Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Barbados, Guyana, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Dominica, Granada, Montserrat, San Cristobal and Nieves, Santa Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and the Bahamas.

Team

inFoalimentario is integrated by Yury Caldera in alliance with a network of specialized professionals with extensive experience in the analysis and interpretation of regulations on issues of interest at the regional level.

About Yury Caldera

Graduated from the Human Nutrition School of the Central University of Venezuela, has a Master’s degree in Quality Management Systems from the Andres Bello Catholic University, and a Master’s degree in Food Quality and Safety from the University of Valencia, Spain.

In the last eight years, he has worked as an advisor in the design of national and regional regulations on the labeling of food and supplements in Latin American countries.

Currently, he has been collaborating with the interested parties of Europe, the United States, and Latin America, in the development of projects for the regulatory assessment.