The Sugar Consortium of Industrial Enterprises (*Consorcio Azucarero de Empresas Industriales –CAEI), received 13 awards, including 11 First Place awards, in the bovine and equine cattle competitions of the National Agricultural Fair 2009, celebrated at the Ciudad Ganadera (*Cattle Farmer City).
Amid the judging for cattle meat, the CAEI Consortium won 11 recognitions, nine of them were First Place. Meanwhile, in the equine line, it won two First Place recognitions, such as Gran Campeón (Grand Champion) and Reservado Campeón (*Reserved Champion), in the Morgan breed. Executive Vice-president of the CAEI Consortium, Augusto Ogando, emphasized that this year has been the best result in the National Agricultural Fair, thanks to the effort of the agricultural industry to continuously improve the quality of its livestock.
He confirmed that with the aim of obtaining the best indicators in the sector, the Livestock Division of CAEI observes a very strict control respecting feeding and the sanitary care of their livestock. Also, a rigorous selection process takes place from the moment the animals are born, as well as an adequate taming and training process of same.
Augusto Ogando “We develop the best practices in livestock farming in order to produce A-quality beef cattle, according to the most demanding sector standards”.
CAEI is a company in the Energy and Industry portfolio of assets administered by VICINI. The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.