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Earthquake Damages Bachoco's Egg Facilities

by 5m Editor
8 April 2010, at 10:13a.m.

MEXICO - Bachoco has announced details of the damage caused to its facilities by the earthquake on 4 April. None of its employees was hurt.

Industrias Bachoco S.A.B. de C.V., Mexico's leading producer and processor of poultry products, has announced that its table eggs operation located in Mexicali, Baja California, was affected as a result of the earthquake that hit Mexico's northwest on 4 April.

Cristobal Mondragon, Bachoco's Chief Executive Officer, stated: "First of all, we would like to inform that no employee was injured by the earthquake. The earthquake partially affected almost all of the farms located in this region. Other facilities, such as feed mill and distribution centers, were practically undamaged. The company is taking all necessary steps to reduce the negative effects and supply our customers from other production complexes. In addition, the company is evaluating the damages to its facilities and its production process to take the fastest alternatives and quickly recover the pace of our normal operations."