Mendoza, owner of Venezuela’s largest private food production company Empresas Polar, attends a news conference in Caracas

Lorenzo Mendoza, owner of Venezuela’s largest private food production company Empresas Polar, attends a news conference in Caracas May 13, 2013. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro accused Empresas Polar on Saturday for hiding basic food products to cause shortages and destabilize his government, as the country is experiencing one of the biggest waves of food shortages in the last five years. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA – Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS FOOD)