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Human Nutrition

Poultry and processed meats businesses

Cargill has been operating in Central America since 1969. It has three businesses in the region: Cargill Protein Latin America, Cargill Feed and Nutrition and Cargill Business Services (only in Costa Rica). With a presence in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, Cargill employs a team of more than 10,000 employees.

Business Activities

  • Production and marketing of chicken and meat products
  • Production and marketing of pet and animal food
  • Integrated financial services

Business Contributions

  • Product donation: USD  400K+,  reaching  more than 100,000 people through partnerships.
  • Over $550K invested in programs to promote nutrition and education, farmers livelihood and SMEs.

Committed Volunteers

  • More than 75% of our people participate in community service (up to 99% in some countries).
  • Employees fundraise over $165K, which are matched by the local businesses to invest in neighboring schools.

Corporate Funds

  • Partnerships with CARE, Technoserve and the World Food Program worth more than $ 4 MM.


In 1969 Cargill entered Central America by acquiring a major interest in “Alimentos Concentrados Nacionales,” (ALCON Honduras) a more than 50 years’ experience company that offers quality, service and differentiate value to the nutrition of different animal species.

Nicaragua - Cargill has been operating in Nicaragua since the year 2000 at Masaya. In 2000, Cargill acquired “Tip Top Industrial”, a Nicaraguan poultry business.  

Guatemala - Cargill has been operating in Guatemala since 1999 and has over 700 employees in two facilities located in Guatemala City.

Honduras - Cargill has been operating in Honduras since 1969 and has 2,300 associates in six cities/towns throughout the country: San Pedro Sula, Tegucigalpa, La Ceiba, Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Siguatepeque, Comayagua, Choluteca, Tocoa and Juticalpa.