BRAZIL - The Chinese Certification and Qualification Administration (CNCA) has published the qualification of 12 new Brazilian exporting plants, nine in the poultry sector and three of the pig sector.
According to the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA), the qualifications occur after a mission in June 2015. The plants installed in the states of Santa Catarina, Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Sao Paulo and Minas Gerais.
According to the chief executive of ABPA, Francisco Turra, new skills are the result of efforts engaged by the association, together with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA).
"The approval of plants as a direct result of the commitment of ABPA, the Minister Katia Abreu and the MAP team, is recognition of the health and quality of Brazilian products.
"It shows the confidence that was built in business between Brazil and China, confirming the country's credibility. Also showing signs of increased weight that the Chinese market will have for the exporting agribusiness poultry and pork next year," said Mr Turra.
The president of ABPA hopes also that six other plants poultry and pigs (visited on a mission carried out in 2012) will be approved soon.ThePoultrySite News Desk
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