Dos Pinos Invests $33 Million in Costa Rica

The dairy cooperative presented an expansion plan started in 2009 with an investment of $14 million and $19 million for 2010.

Monday, January 18, 2010


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In 2009, the company built a facility for drying powdered milk, a 2.000 square meter distribution center and a sewage treatment plant.

In 2010, "the company will invest $12 million in constructing and remodeling veterinarian warehouses and branches around the country. $6 million are earmarked to purchase new equipment. ... Dos Pinos plans to launch 50 new product variations...".

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New Dos Pinos Distribution Center in Costa Rica

February 2011

The milk producer opened a distribution center in Nicoya, investing about $ 2.6 million.

The new center becomes the tenth branch of the company in the country and second in the province of Guanacaste.

"According to Rodolfo Barrantes, chairman of the board of directors of the cooperative, the inauguration is part of an expansion plan for the Pacific region," reported Elfinancierocr.com.

Costa Rica: More Competition in Milk

October 2012

After buying a dairy cooperativas, Florida Bebidas has launched its brand of milk Mu!, and also will be competing in sour cream, ice cream, yogurt and cream.

The new products will be launched next Monday. The milk product Mu! will be offered in two forms, in a long life plastic bag and in Tetra Brik.

Dos Pinos Announces new Regional Investment

January 2011

The Costa Rican company announced expansion plans in Honduras, the Dominican Republic and Panama.

The arrival of firms Lala, Femsa and Casaluque into the regional market influenced the company´s decision. Jorge Pattoni, manager of Dos Pinos, preferred not to talk about the type of investments to be made but said the company will not be sold and will further strengthen to compete in the regional market.

Opportunities in China for Dairy Sector

February 2013

Growing milk consumption in the Asian country opens up opportunities for government and businesses in Costa Rica, who are working to take advantage of the situation.

Elfinancierocr.com reports that "The Costa Rican dairy sector is interested in taking advantage of the window of business opportunity for exporting dairy products to China.

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