Turmoil in Costa Rica’s Poultry Sector

Pollo Rey invested $20 million in moving its processing plants while Cargill is spending $25 million in a new distribution center.

Monday, December 10, 2012

The poultry division of Corporación Multiinversiones (Dipcmi), maker of Pollo Rey, moved its processing plant from San Carlos to its central headquarters in Coyol de Alajuela.

“Additionally, the company reported that for the second half of 2013 they will move another processing plant, also located in San Carlos, to a 1.000 m2 space in Barranca de Puntarenas”, reported Elfinancierocr.com.

Its main competitor, Cargill, plans a $25 million investment in the construction of a distribution center to serve customers in the Metropolitan Area.

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