Aquisition Cargill expands its global poultry business in Colombia

by Editor fleischwirtschaft.com
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Campollo has more than 20 years’ experience in the market.
Photo: Campollo
Campollo has more than 20 years’ experience in the market.

The acquisition marks the expansion of Cargill’s global protein business in Colombia after acquiring Pollos Bucanero in June 2017. Campollo has more than 20 years’ experience in the market and its products are a top choice among consumers and retailers across Colombia.

Jorge Ivan Duque, general manager of Cargill’s Pollos Bucanero, will continue leading Cargill’s expanded poultry business in Colombia. He has spent the past 13 years working in the poultry sector in Central America and Colombia. Campollo will expand Cargill’s protein business in Latin America, which includes businesses in Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.

Cargill will welcome Campollo’s more than 2,500 employees, which will bring the number of total Cargill employees in Colombia to more than 7,500. Cargill Global Poultry has more than 35,000 employees across 14 countries.

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