He Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries (MGAP) announced that Saudi Arabia approved the International Health Certificate (CSI) definitive for the export of milk and dairy by-products of six companies in the Uruguay.
On August 23, the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) communicated its official decision to the country and published on its website a total of ten plants of the dairy industry national that were approved.
The ten approved plants were Claldy in Young (Black river); about five of Conaprole in mercedes (Soriano), Rincon del Pino (Saint Joseph), Rodriguez (San Jose), Florida (Florida), San Ramon (cannelloni); that of Peach (Peach) of Estancias del Lago; that of Nueva Helvecia (Cologne) of Gloria Foods; that of Juan Lacaze (Colonia) from Granja Pocha; and that of Los Nietitos in La Paz (Colonia).
Through his social networks, he MGAP reaffirmed its commitment to open new markets to Uruguayan production through its International Affairs Unit, together with the dairy department of the Livestock Services Directorate.
Uruguay and Saudi Arabia strengthen their commercial ties
At the beginning of the month, the head of the MGAP, fernando mattosthe minister of Industry, Energy and Mining (MIEM), Omar Paganiniand the Minister of Economy and Finance (MEF), lily arbelecheheld different meetings with a Saudi delegation headed by the Minister of Investments, Khalid Al-Falihto strengthen commercial ties between both countries.
The meetings with the Saudis revolved around the axis of investment possibilities in the areas of agribusiness, energy and infrastructure.
Minister Mattos highlighted the good conditions of Uruguay for the poultry industry and grain production, as well as the potential of citrus, and sheep and beef. For its part, the delegation of Saudi Arabia raised its interest in investing in aquaculture.