Cargill entered the refrigerated foods business when it diversified its feed business into live poultry production, processing, and commercialization in 1975 (PRONORSA) in Honduras. Cargill has continued expanding its business through several acquisitions.
|1979||Cargill acquires Pollo Rico, a poultry company in San Pedro Sula|
|1986||Cargill acquires Embutidos Delicia, a local branded processed meat business|
|1999||Cargill acquires Cinta Azul Ltd., a local branded Processed Meat business|
|2000||Cargill acquires Tip Top Industrial, a local branded Poultry business|
|2005||Cargill acquires Mike’s, a local branded processed meat business|
|2006||Cargill acquires Cainsa, a local branded Processed Meat business|
Our agriculture facilities include highly technical breeder farms, hatcheries, and broiler farms. In addition our human talent is properly trained and committed to our continued success. Delivery of high quality poultry meat is ensured through our process of accurate planning, compliance with security, bio-security and operative norms.
Cargill Meats Central America has two Poultry processing facilities, three Processed Meats processing plants, and other support areas such as Research and Development.
Our processes are controlled by suitable norms and procedures in order to delight our customers, providing them products with differentiated value.
In Honduras, Pronorsa plant, dedicated to the production of Poultry (Pollo Norteño is our leading brand) and processed meats distribution. Delicia plant produces hams (fresh and smoked), bologna, hot dogs, sausages, and meats. Our leading brands are: Pollo Norteño, Delicia, San Miguel, Premier, Castillo del Roble, Mike’s.
In Guatemala, Empacadora Perry produces cooked processed meats, such as sausages, hams, bologna, salami and paté.
In Nicaragua, Tip Top Industrial produces and commercializes Poultry, and distributes processed meats.
In Costa Rica, the Cinta Azul plant is dedicated to the production of processed meats: hams, bologna, sausages, paté, bacon and pork chops.
Our Supply Chain group is in charge of preserving the cold chain; a key factor in the business that Cargill Meats Central America operates. Our complete product range is perishable and requires correct refrigeration to guarantee the products food safety and quality. More than 300 properly equipped vehicles assure that the cold chain is preserved for the market that we serve in Central America. HACCP (Risk Analysis and Control Critics) and GMP’s (Good Practices Programs in Manufacturing) as well as other tools are used during the distribution process and are basic requirements in our processing plants.
Supply chain distribution centers:
In Honduras: Villanueva, Tegucigalpa, and La Ceiba.
In Guatemala: Guatemala City.
In Nicaragua: Masaya, Estelí, Juigalpa and Leon.
In Costa Rica: Alajuela.
Our Commercial group is the last link in the value chain. Focused in the areas of trade, sales and customer service, they execute diverse activities that add differentiated value for our clients and consumers. In addition, the commercial area coordinates our volunteer associates program with clients throughout the Central American region. The program consists in having associates from all operation areas interact with our clients and consumers. This provides us with recommendations and positive comments about our products and service.
Carretera a Tegucigalpa
Tel. (504) 574-9713, 9715
Barrios Las Palmas, entre 18 - 19 Calle, 6 Ave.
San Pedro Sula, Cortes.
Tel. (504) 554-0900.
6 ave. 33-49 ZONA 3
Tel. (502) 247-5960
Kilometro 17, carretera a Masaya
Tel, (505) 2279-8050
2 kilometros al Oeste del aeropuerto
Internacional Juan Santa Maria.
Carretera a San Antonio del Tejar
San Jose Costa Rica