Spanish, Italian companies interested in Pakistani meat


Spanish and Italian companies have showed their interest to procure meat and its by-products from Punjab Agriculture and Meat Company’s (PAMCO) newly set up meat processing plant at Shahpur Kanjran. PAMCO Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Hamid Jalil, who headed a Pakistani delegation to International Green Week, Berlin, indicated that Triposona, Spain and Blancasing, Italy had showed their willingness to procure meat and its by-products from Pakistan. He pointed out that the newly set up meat processing plant was fully compliant with international standards, like Global GAP, IFS, BRC, which were mandatory to trade with European countries.
He said Pakistani delegation also visited various citrus farms in Valencia, Spain (a famous city of citrus grower) and examined seedless citrus that was considered the most suitable for Pakistani soil. He said PAMCO has made arrangements to import seedless citrus plants and hybrid seeds from Europe for citrus zones in Layyah and Bakkah. It would also acquire technical expertise from EU countries, he added.