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Neogen acquires Chilean food and animal safety company

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | April 1, 2020
Neogen Corporation announced that it has acquired the assets of Chile-based Magiar Chilena, a distributor of food, animal, and plant diagnostics, including Neogen products.
Magiar Chilena
Magiar Chilena   Neogen Corporation
Neogen will incorporate the Magiar assets into its wholly owned subsidiary, Neogen Chile SpA, for continued operations in Chile.

Topics: Neogen acquire Chilean food

Combined with Neogen's January acquisition of similar businesses in Argentina and Uruguay, this acquisition in Chile completes Neogen's physical presence in the important agricultural Southern Cone region of South America, which has large beef and dairy populations, along with significant food crops that comprise large exports.

The Chile operations will be managed directly through Neogen's Latin American operations and will offer direct sales of Neogen food safety, animal safety, and genomic solutions into the country.