Cargill with Perry Brand Seeks to Expand in Costa Rica

The Guatemalan food processing company, which currently exports to Nicaragua and Honduras, is looking to break into the Costa Rican market.

Monday, September 13, 2010

The general manager of the company's Perry branded cold meats and sausages, Juan José Herrera, indicated that the procedures required by Costa Rican authorities had been completed and the Cargill is awaiting authorization to begin exporting.

Annual sales by Cargill Meats brands total $500 million, according to Herrera. "Our strategy aims to double sales in five years and Central America is a market with great potential," he told

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