Cargill Opens Service Center in Costa Rica

The company announced that the center will operate in a free trade area and will provide support to subsidiaries operating in other regions.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

The food producer with a presence in the region will install a center for support and services called "Cargill Business Services (CBS), from where it will attend to approximately 50 of its own companies operating in North, Central and South America in areas such as information technology, human resources, finance, transportation, logistics and strategic sourcing.

The company president for Central America, Bruce Burdett said that "Costa Rica was chosen as the destination from a list that included Argentina, Mexico, Colombia and Panama due to several studies which showed that the country had the best results."

"Cargill carried out studies and decided to choose Costa Rica because it is the most effective for us. The decision was based on the political and economic situation, and the availability of trained manpower with knowledge of foreign languages ​," said Burdett.

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