Exports of products from soya beans to meat have traditionally underpinned Paraguay’s economy. The government wants to keep momentum going, and is also encouraging investment in newer products for the country like rice and various seed oils, only too aware that agribusiness also presents great benefits for national social inclusion.
Already the sixth-largest beef exporter in the world and renowned for the quality of its meat products, Paraguay is promoting new initiatives and investing in technology to bring further growth to the sector.
The Paraguayan Meat Board (Cámara Paraguaya de Carne or CPC) is an umbrella organisation uniting the meat production companies of Paraguay, the “frigorificos”, a term which encompasses everything from...
Luis Villasanti, President of the Asociación Rural del Paraguay, talks to Leading Edge about livestock and farming in Paraguay, and its potential for trade and investment
Leading Edge in coversation with Luis Pettengill, President of meat processors Frigorífico Guarní; he speaks about factors which have facilitated recipes for success in the Paraguayan meat market as well as obstacles met along the way
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