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Recurso 29

The Milk Sector of the Puerto Rico Farmers Association (the Sector), decided to revitalize the Puerto Rican dairy industry to make it more solid and agile, through the Cooperativa de Productores de Leche de Puerto Rico (COOPPLE), the which acquired the manufacturing plant Industria Lechera de Puerto Rico, Inc. (Indulac), from where we are working to diversify our portfolio of dairy products. We also focus on the improvement and performance of the herds of our Livestock Partners using the most modern production practices to comply with animal welfare and the environment.

COOPPLE GOALS

Vertical Integration - From Farm to Table

Development of products that meet the needs of the local consumer and emerging markets.

Revitalize the productive sector and improve the performance of dairy herds in Puerto Rico

Increase in efficiencies

Reduction in production costs of raw milk

COOPPLE
IS INDULAC

and much more...

Its manufacturing plant Industria Lechera de Puerto Rico, Inc. (Indulac), serves both the Livestock Members of the cooperative, as well as the producers of raw Grade A milk, processors and distributors of dairy products on the island and the Caribbean.

OUR

PARTNERS

Its manufacturing plant Industria Lechera de Puerto Rico, Inc. (Indulac), serves both the Livestock Members of the cooperative, as well as the producers of raw Grade A milk, processors and distributors of dairy products on the island and the Caribbean.

ENGINE OF

THE ECONOMY

The dairy industry in Puerto Rico generates over 16,000 direct and indirect jobs that drive the economy throughout the Island.

¿WHAT ARE WE
DEVELOPING
IN COOPPLE / INDULAC?

ROUTE 2024

In 2019, the Cooperativa de Productores de Leche (COOPPLE) created an unprecedented alliance between:

Ranchers, Processing Plants, ORIL, Federal Agencies, the Academy and private sector suppliers

To put Puerto Rico’s dairy industry back on the road to success

Integrating the best practices in the tropics and worldwide.

Include the concept of grazing (grass feed), throughout the year

Improve the perception and confidence of the Puerto Rican consumer.

COMMITMENT

WITH THE CONSUMER

AND OUR ENVIRONMENT

Our Livestock Partners are constantly training in the most modern production practices to ensure the welfare of livestock and the conservation of the environment.