Premex invests in Guatemala

Premex, a Colombian company dedicated to the manufacture of animal supplements and concentrate, will build a processing plant in the town of Villa Nueva.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 reports: "From here they will supply countries in Central America and, in the medium term, southern Mexico.

Juan Pedro Fernandez, Premex manager for Central America, said that Guatemala was selected from a list that included Honduras and Costa Rica because it has the best road, telecommunications and services infrastructure."

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