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First shipment of Hypor genetic stock imported to distributor San Martin de Porres in Peru

01 August 2017
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Hypor recently exported 270 purebred pigs to distributor Huerta San Martin de Porres in Peru as part of Hypor’s expansion in Latin America. The great-grandparent (GGP) Landrace and Large White sows and Hypor Maxter and Hypor Magnus boar lines were imported to a nucleus/multiplication facility located south of Lima on April 7, 2017

“This is fantastic news for both Hypor and for pork producers in Peru,” says Hypor Key Account Manager in Latin America Nelson Restrepo Echavarria. He explains that the shipment is part of Hypor’s strategy to expand in Latin America and to provide producers with quality genetics. Through this partnership, Huerta San Martin de Porres will branch off into the swine industry—Huerta San Martin is a subsidiary of poultry company Mills del Marques.

“Hypor has the technology, the support and the portfolio to help Huerta San Martin be successful in the market,” Restrepo says. “With this new partnership Hypor will contribute even more to the development of the Latin American swine industry by offering high quality products and innovative solutions. Hypor pigs are easy to manage, are feed efficient and very cost effective for the producer."

This is the second shipment to Peru from Hypor’s nucleus facility in Canada—a previous shipment was imported to Agropecuaria UPB.

“With these two shipments Hypor is consolidating its presence in Latin America,” Restrepo explains. Hypor currently has a strong presence in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico and has partners in Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador and Guatemala and is expanding its reach to Brazil in 2017. “We look forward to partnering with new distributors throughout Latin America,” he says. “And to continue supporting American producers with our balanced product portfolio and technical solutions.”

Hypor is one of the world's leading suppliers of pig genetics. Committed to providing superior genetics that supports profitability in the pork value chain. With its Head Office located in Boxmeer, The Netherlands, Hypor has strategically-located and interconnected breeding centers in North America, Europe and Asia. More information is available at www.hypor.com

Hypor is part of Hendrix Genetics, a leading multi-species breeding company with primary activities in layer-, turkey-, swine-, aquaculture -and traditional poultry breeding. Headquartered in Boxmeer, in The Netherlands, Hendrix Genetics provides expertise and resources to producers in more than 100 countries, with operations and joint ventures in 24 countries and more than 2.400 employees worldwide. More information is available at www.hendrix-genetics.com

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