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Aurora: a cooperative that went big

Altogether 2.7 million pigs slaughtered; 258,600 tonnes of fresh and 225,200 tonnes of processed pig products; 9,200 direct jobs and 46,000 indirect. That was the Aurora pig sector in 2006, a union of 17 food sector co-ops which in 36 years, has grown to become Brazil's third largest company in the pig sector and the third largest co-op overall.

Keywords: Aurora, breeding, cooperation, Brazil, Lanznaster
Source: Pig Progress magazine. Issue 23.3
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Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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