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CP Foods Builds Three Pig Farms in the Philippines

1 November 2013, at 1:27pm

PHILIPPINES - The Charoen Pokphand Foods' (CPF) company's branch in the Philippines has spent one billion peso (THB7.2 million) on three new pig farms.

The new farms will help boost its yearly production of 5,200 pigs to 20,200 by next year, according to The Nation of Thailand.

Arnnop Jeanprasert, senior vice president of CPF's livestock feed business, told the newspaper the first farm has already started operating and the other two will be ready this year.

The firm also plans to set up its first slaughterhouse in 2018 to facilitate its processed product manufacturing - a move that will help it keep track of the entire supply chain.

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