INFORMAS in Argentina is led by Fundacion InterAmericana del Corazón Argentina (FIC Argentina).

INFORMAS work is ongoing in 4 of the 9 modules.

Lorena Allemandi

Director of Food Policy

Department Phone: +54 9 113682 7143

Email: Lorena Allemandi



Luciana Castronuovo

Senior Researcher

Food Policy Department

FIC Argentina

Email:Luciana Castronuovo



Maria Victoria Tiscornia


Food Policy Department

Email:Maria Victoria Tiscornia

Module Status (as of xx/18) Outputs
Public Sector (Food EPI)
Private Sector
Food Composition
Food Labelling
Food Promotion
Food Prices
Food Retail
Food Provision
Food Trade & Investment


  1. Giacobone, G., Tiscornia, M.V., Guarnieri, L.,Castronuovo, L., Mackay, S., Allemandi, L.. Measuring cost and affordability of current vs. healthy diets in Argentina: an application of linear programming and the INFORMAS protocol. BMC Public Health 21, 891 (2021). 
  2. Allemandi, L., Castronuovo, L., Tiscornia, M. V., Ponce, M., & Schoj, V. (2017). Food advertising on Argentinean television: are ultra-processed foods in the lead?. Public Health Nutrition, 1-9.
  3. Tiscornia MV, Heredia-Blonval K, Allemandi L, Blanco-Metzler A, Ponce M, Montero-Campos MA, CastronuovoL, Schoj V. Sugar Content in Non-Alcoholic Beverages Marketed in Argentina and Costa Rica. Revista Argent Salud Pública, 2017; 8 (30): 20-25.
  4. Castronuovo, L., Gutkowski, P., Tiscornia, V., & Allemandi, L. (2016). Las madres y la publicidad de alimentos dirigida a niños y niñas: percepciones y experiencias. Salud Colectiva12(4).
  5. Allemandi, L., Tiscornia, M. V., Ponce, M., Castronuovo, L., Dunford, E., & Schoj, V. (2015). Sodium content in processed foods in Argentina: compliance with the national law. Cardiovascular diagnosis and therapy5(3), 197.
  6. Allemandi, L., Garipe, L., Schoj, V., Pizarro, M., & Tambussi, A. (2013). Análisis del contenido de sodio y grasas trans de los alimentos industrializados en Argentina.  argent. salud publica4(15), 14-19.
  7. Castronuovo, L., Allemandi, L., Tiscornia, V., & Schoj, V. (2013). Sodium Reduction Policies In Argentina: An Analysis Of The “less Salt More Life” Initiative. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism63, 927.
  8. The Food Monitoring Group. (2013). Progress with a global branded food composition database. Food chemistry140(3), 451-457.
  9. Dunford, E., Webster, J., Metzler, A. B., Czernichow, S., Mhurchu, C. N., Wolmarans, P., … & Barquera, S. (2012). International collaborative project to compare and monitor the nutritional composition of processed foods. European journal of preventive cardiology19(6), 1326-1332.
  • International Development Research Centre(IDRC)
  • “Dr.Abraam Sonis” Grant. Comisión Salud Investiga. Ministerio de Salud de la Nación