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Cargill Philippines to host Animal Nutrition Summit to advance Filipino hog industry

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05 April 2023, Philippines: Committed to creating connections in support of the future of the swine industry, Cargill is hosting the Animal Nutrition Summit on April 26 at Solaire Resort and Casino. The Animal Nutrition Summit brings together global and local animal nutrition experts, swine farmers, and industry partners to discuss market outlook, perspectives, and greatest opportunities in navigating the swine business, particularly pertaining to the Philippine market.

“At Cargill, we are focused on driving success for our customers and enabling a brighter and more secure future for the swine industry. Our Animal Nutrition Summit provides an avenue for us to connect farmers, producers, customers and consumers, and partner with them to build and advance the growth ambitions of the Filipino hog industry,” shared Sonny Catacutan, Country President of Cargill Philippines and Managing Director for Cargill’s animal nutrition business.

With the theme “Feeding the Future,” the summit will open and connect discussions on the local swine market and feature a lineup of speakers who will cover topics highlighting the importance of an integrated approach to addressing the industry’s current biggest challenge, the African Swine Fever (ASF), and strengthening ASF recovery efforts.

The Animal Nutrition Summit is co-presented by the country’s two major hog farmer organizations, the National Federation of Hog Farmers, Inc. (NatFed) and the Pork Producers Federation of the Philippines, Inc. (ProPork). It serves as the welcome event to the National Hog Convention and Trade Exhibit which will run from April 27 to 29 at the SMX Convention Center.

At its core, Cargill is committed to nourishing the world safely, responsibly, and sustainably and has been helping Filipino farmers and communities thrive. As Cargill gears up for its 75th anniversary celebration in the Philippines, it remains true to being the trusted pork nutrition partner that brings a world of solutions delivered locally and finds value-creation opportunities to maximize animal performance and improve farm productivity.

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