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Cargill & Japfa partnership for poultry products

Cargill and leading agri-food company Japfa have entered into joint venture to produce and supply fully-cooked poultry products in Indonesia.

Cargill and So Good Food, a wholly-owned Indonesian subsidiary of leading agri-food company Japfa, have entered into a 60-40 joint venture to produce and supply fullycooked poultry products in Indonesia. The strategic partnership will leverage Cargill’s broad industry expertise to boost So Good Food’s capabilities in consumer food processing technologies, product innovation and quality assurance. Cargill and Japfa will also work together to produce a new range of value-added consumer food products. Besides toll manufacturing for So Good Food, the joint venture company, Cahaya Gunung Foods, will supply high quality products to well-established and reputable quick service restaurants; hotels, restaurants, and the food service sector; as well as convenience stores and petrol kiosks in Indonesia. Derek Schoonbaert of Cargill was appointed Managing Director of Cahaya Gunung Foods and he stated: “Indonesia is an important growth market for Cargill. This is our first venture in the poultry business in Indonesia and we are excited to be partnering with Japfa. We will implement our world-class systems and processes to ensure high quality chicken products through our broad industry expertise and quality standards.”

Source: Feed Planet Magazine