Philippine Department of Agriculture has signed a new memorandum of agreement with the local government of Tanauan, Batangas province for the construction of a USD 3.4 million ‘AAA’ abattoir in the city.
The plant will have a capacity of 250 heads per shift. Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said the abattoir will also serve as a meat trading centre.
In addition, the DA will also upgrade two existing ‘AA’ slaughterhouses, one in Candon, Ilocos Norte province and another in Tayug, Pangasinan province.
Friday December 20, 2013/ Asian Agribusiness.