A recent ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Dominican Republic marked the opening of a US$40 million pork processing plant, the largest in the Caribbean.  

According to the Dominican Today in an article here, Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina was on hand for the ribbon-cutting at the plant, which will employ more than 2,600 people in both direct and indirect positions.

Incarna president Wilfredo Bautista Garcia called the facility the Caribbean’s “most complete and modern” of its kind that will “revolutionize the operations of the sector and impact positively on the development of the Dominican countryside.”

Meatingplace adds the slaughter room has the capacity to process a thousand hogs every eight hours when the facility is running at full capacity.