Corporación Avícola del Caribe produces and commercializes around 4.5million fattened chickens per month, and feature a workforce of 2,700 Dominicans in their farms.
The announcement was made during a press release hosted by different executives of the private corporation and the Ministry of Agriculture; because this is a milestone move, which positions the Dominican Republic on the vanguard of poultry production, thanks to the investments made by Pollo Cibao in recent years to boost their productivity.
The export will ship from the Las Americas Airport (AILA) in Santo Domingo to Venezuela. The Pollo Cibao executives indicated that this is the first step taken by the country, the Corporación Avícola and the national poultry subsector to continue exporting “baby egg-laying hens, fertile eggs, and other byproducts to Central America and the Caribbean”.
Corporación Avícola del Caribe produces and commercializes around 4.5million fattened chickens per month, and feature a workforce of 2,700 Dominicans in their farms; the national poultry sub-sector, produces around 16 million chickens of some 4.5lbs each in average. Chicken meat represents an essential protein in the basic Dominican diet.
All preparations were supervised by the technical experts from both ministries -D.R and Venezuela-, who issued all licenses and sanitary certificates for the export to take effect.