New Cargill plant in Honduras

With $5.2 million invested, Cargill inaugurated a new incubation plant in the Dos Caminos sector.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

La reports: "Freddy Madrigal, director of Agriculture for Cargill Central America commented that the plant has the most advanced technology for poultry breeding and production. He said that the plant has the capacity to produce between 800,000 and one million chicks per week. They are currently using 45 workers."

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