Cencosud fined $521,770 for aggressive commercial methods

The retail company Cencosud was fined over 1.96 million soles ($521,770) by the Institute for Competition and Intellectual Property Protection, for sending promotional communication to consumers without their prior consent. These aggressive commercial practices were revealed by an investigation conducted between 2018 and 2019 on the owner of Metro and Wong supermarkets.

6,500 cheese factories operate in Peru

The Minister of Agricultural and Irrigation Development shared that Peru gathers 6,500 cheese production factories, from which 1,311 are concentrated in the region of Puno. These medium-sized, small-sized and artisanal factories produce around 65% of fresh cheese.

Peru receives new batch of 49,140 Pfizer vaccine doses

The government confirmed the arrival of a new Pfizer batch consisting of 49,140 doses, that will complement the 1.32 million doses already imported by Peru, and will be followed by the weekly reception of 200,070 doses. By the end of the current government's term, around 9 million people should be vaccinated and 90 million doses should be secured.