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Reproductores Cobb celebrates 50 years in Argentina

Reproductores Cobb, a leader in the broiler breeder market in Argentina has held a special event to mark the 50th anniversary of the partnership between Cobb-Vantress Inc and Granja Tres Arroyos.

More than 150 guests attended the celebration event at Sam Nicolas on the Parana River organised by Reproductores Cobb, which handles distribution of Cobb products throughout the country.

"Our partnership with Granja Tres Arroyos assures us leadership in Argentina where Reproductores Cobb holds an 80% share of the open market," said Gustavo Wassermann, operations manager for Cobb-Vantress Brasil.

Among those taking part were Jerry Moye, president of Cobb-Vantress Inc, Jairo Arenazio, director general of Cobb-Vantress Brasil, Rodrigo Terra, product manager for Cobb-Vantress Brasil, and Frank Siewerdt, Cobb-Vantress geneticist in the United States.

Speakers at the event included Carlitos Paez, one of the survivors of the 1972 plane crash in the Andes, and the economist and journalist Thomas Bulat, who spoke about the positive outlook for the poultry industry and agribusiness in South America.

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