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Turkey meat should take off in Latin American taste

The consumption of turkey in almost all of Latin America is concentrated around the holiday season. Is there space for a change?
Benjamín Ruiz: "Years pass by, each one with its Holiday season and turkey consumption continues with almost the same amount as before, I dare to say, throughout Latin America. Why?"
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JBS appoints Tomazoni as global CEO, Cavalcanti as CFO

Gilberto Tomazoni promoted from chief operating officer position, effective immediately
JBS has named Gilberto Tomazoni as the company’s global chief executive officer (CEO) and Guilherme Cavalcanti as the global chief financial officer (CFO) and head of investor relations.
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Minimum support prices and non-GMO corn in Mexico

The new Mexican president promised agrarian changes that include the establishment of support prices and the elimination of transgenics. What could this mean?
Benjamín Ruiz analyzes some of the promises of the new president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, in the agrarian sector.
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Cargill acquires Colombian poultry company Campollo

Acquisition will grow Cargill’s Colombian poultry operations to better serve its Latin American customers, welcoming more than 2,500 new employees
Cargill has acquired Colombian-based Campollo, one of the country’s leading producers of chicken and protein products.
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Top 10 South American animal feed companies

Find out more about South America’s top animal feed producers
The top 10 animal feed manufacturers in South America produced more than 23 million metric tons (mmt) of animal feed in 2017, according to’s Top Feed Companies database.
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