Get acquainted with Global Mega Producers
– CP Foods –
Program sponsored by Genesus Inc. in collaboration with National Hog Farmer
Twenty-seven pork producers with each owing over 100,000 can claim the title of Global Mega Producers this year. The Mega Global Producers are as diverse as their geographic location.
Get acquainted with CP Food, titled as a 2017 Global Mega Producer. Currently operating across China, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippine and Russia with over 600,000 sows,
new construction is an ongoing process for CP Foods, with plans to increase production to 45 million market hogs shortly, and ad several new packing plants.
The beginning of Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group) was started in 1921 by Chai brothers, who opened the first branch of Chai Thai seed shop in Bangkok, Thailand. Presently, CP Foods is a truly, vertically integrated system from farm to table with business in manufacturing of animal feed, animal breeding, animal farming, meat processing, and food processing, operating worldwide.
CP Foods swine farms use the management system adhering to environmental control, which in its turn facilitates, maintaining the optimum swine housing conditions for different age and feeding stages. The company has a support program for the farming of swine and broilers. The company selects farmers who have their own farms and farming equipment. Selected farmers receive support in the areas of animal breeds, animal feed, medication, and farming knowledge from the company. The company then undertakes to purchase all yield which meets the CPF standards.
From left to right: Mike Van Schepdael (Vice President, Genesus Inc.); Dr. Gary Stoner (Vice Chairman of Agro-Industry & Food Business, CP Group); Derek Petry (Chief Development Officer, Genesus Inc.); Dr. Chen Yang (Veterinary Supervisor in Baiyuefei SVC area); Dr. Hu Fang (Genetics &Assistant of Vice Chairman); Dr. Peng Junfei (Genetic Director in Baiyufei SVC area) Ms. ZHang Zhaoyuan (translator)