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INTERPORC: "Animal welfare and sustainable production are in our DNA”

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The Spanish pig sector "is a success story that has been built on solid pillars, among which a sustainable production model and concern for animal welfare can be highlighted, principles that all agents of the value chain have internalized to form part of our DNA”.

Posted on Mar 17 ,09:48

INTERPORC: "Animal welfare and sustainable production are in our DNA”

This was stated in Córdoba by the director of INTERPORC, Alberto Herranz, during his speech at the XII Forum of the National Association of Swine Veterinarians, where he outlined "the seven key pillars that have allowed the Spanish pig sector to become one of the great powers producers and exporters in the world and an international benchmark in sustainable production”.

Likewise, together with respect for the environment and animal welfare, Herranz listed the other five elements that, in his opinion, make up the DNA of the pig sector: innovation, professionalisation, contribution to the structuring of Spain and rural development, international vision of business and food safety.

From INTERPORC, he pointed out "we work with the companies to develop all these points, which has allowed the sector to consolidate itself in the world vanguard".

The next step, he added, “is to communicate it well so that Spanish society sees, beyond interested information and fake news, that the white-coated pig is a powerful and leading sector, as well as sustainable, job-generating and respectful of the environment. animal welfare.

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