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Top world broiler, egg rankings for 2019

A few companies continue to dominate our listings, but not everything stays the same.
The same leading poultry companies hold the top spots again in the ranking of top broiler and egg rankings this year, but that does not mean the industry is not evolving.
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Jamaica Broilers acquires Gentry’s Poultry plant

Acquisition completes Jamaica Broilers’ vertically integrated model in the United States
The Jamaica Broilers Group is continuing its expansion into the United States, as the company reached an agreement to acquire the Gentry’s Poultry Company plant in Ward, South Carolina.
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The Chicken Oscars are coming!

The awards of the Latin American Poultry Hall of Fame recognize the contributions of outstanding figures in the poultry industry of the region.
Throughout its 32-year history of the awards, 69 producers, entrepreneurs, professionals, university professors, and researchers have been awarded because of their impressive careers.
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Tax break promised for Jamaica’s shell egg sector

Several factors hindered Jamaican egg production in 2018, including including oversupply in the market, low prices, high costs and the General Consumption Tax
At the annual meeting in January, members of the Jamaica Egg Farmers Association (JEFA) welcomed the news of a promised removal by the government of the General Consumption Tax (GCT) levied on eggs.
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