Rockford, IL – November 1, 2019 – Two poultry professionals were inducted into the Latin American Poultry Hall of Fame on October 10 in Lima, Peru. Every two years, new members are selected by committee based on their outstanding contributions to the development of the poultry industry and honored during a ceremony at OVUM 19 (Latin American Poultry Congress).

Benjamín Ruíz, editor of Industria Avícola magazine, introduced the new members and presented them with an award in recognition of their leadership in the poultry industry:

  • Gabriel Uribe Covarrubias, Mexico
  • Guillermo Zavala, Mexico/USA

The Latin American Poultry Hall of Fame was established in 1987 to recognize individuals who have dedicated their lives to advancing the Latin American poultry industry. The Hall of Fame is presented by WATT Global Media and Industria Avícola magazine, in cooperation with the Latin American Poultry Association (ALA).

About Industria Avícola

Established in 1952, Industria Avícola is the premier Spanish language publication serving the entire Latin American poultry meat and egg industries. Professionals from Mexico through Central/South America and the Caribbean trust Industria Avícola’s comprehensive coverage of business data, top company information, trends and developments in the America Latina region. Industria Avícola founded and continues to administer the prestigious Latin American Poultry Hall of Fame.

About WATT Global Media

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