San Marino is a valued customer of Aviagen’s Ross 308 AP broiler breeders
Campinas, SP – Brazil – Aviagen® Latin America today announced that its Ross® 308 AP customer Agroavicola San Marino S.A. has reached an important milestone. A major player in the field of poultry genetics, San Marino celebrated 20 years as an important player in Colombia this year.
The 20th anniversary celebration was held at Hotel Movich in Pereira on Oct. 4. San Marino hosted a special seminar and Osvaldo Bolinaga, technical services manager for Aviagen South America, presented an overview of Aviagen’s product portfolio, as well as a short update on R&D. He also offered broiler management advice on reaching optimum performance with the Ross 308 AP.
San Marino’s 20th anniversary coincides with the 60th anniversary of Aviagen’s Ross® brand, the world’s most popular line of broiler breeders. Aviagen, a global poultry breeding company, recently increased production to meet high market demand in Latin America for the Ross 308 AP, its new broiler breeding poultry that was recently launched in Brazil and is currently delivered in all South American countries. Customers in Latin America appreciate the favorable growth rate, feed efficiency and consistent performance of the Ross 308 AP.
“We are pleased to be with San Marino as they celebrate their 20th anniversary and we wish a bright future for the Italcol Group,” says Luis Cesio, sales manager for Aviagen Latin America.
“San Marino shares our focus on biosecurity, poultry health and welfare and environmental responsibility,” adds Osvaldo Bolinaga, technical services manager for Aviagen Latin America.
From left: Jose Bruzual, regional technical manager Aviagen Latin America; German Galvis, general manager Agroavicola San Marino S.A.; and Osvaldo Bolinaga, technical services manager Aviagen Latin America
“San Marino is very pleased to have Aviagen company and product support. Our Ross birds have performed outstandingly in all areas. In our 20 years, San Marino has found in Aviagen a perfect supplier to achieve our goals,” adds German Galvis, general manager of Agroavicola San Marino.
San Marino boasts a strong presence in Colombia, placing close to 4 million day-old chicks per month. Employing 1,600 people, the company has regional offices in Bogotá, Palmira and Bucaramanga, and also operates throughout the country in areas such as Cundinamarca, Boyacá, Tolima, Meta, Huila, Valle del Cauca, Santander, Eje Cafetero, Cauca, Nariño, Costa Atlántica, Antioquia and Norte de Santander.