CICABA (Granjero Feliz) became the first plant of the state of Guanajuato to bring pork to Japan.

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As part of the project of expansion to new markets for the company Granjero Feliz, last March, starts the shipments of frozen pork meat to Japan, converting CICABA (processing plant of Granjero Feliz) in the first State plant in bringing pork to Asian country.

The governor of the state of Guanajuato Miguel Márquez Márquez was counted for the shipment of the first container, as other personalities as Dr. Juan José García, mayor of Pénjamo, Mrs. Kayoko Furukawa, First Consul of Japan, Pierre Saldivar Ochoa, representative of SENASICA, as the Executives of the company among other personalities of the category as well.

This is the beginning of a new stage after one year of negotiation since it was in 2017 that the certification was achieved to export to Japan. This project begins with the aim of placing 180 tonnes a month in the short term. 


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Granjero Feliz thanks his business partners in Japan for the vote of confidence and take the step to become business allies and friends for years to come.

Once again, MexicanPork participated in FOODEX 2018

Once again, MexicanPork participated in FOODEX 2018, the most important food and beverage event in Asia – Pacific



FoodEx Japan is the top food show in Asia-Pacific and the largest exhibition dedicated to food and beverage with over 70,000 visitors from all world, including 10, nearly 3,000 exhibitors from 79 countries showcased their products.

Japan has almost 60% of food dependency from foreign countries, so is essential that MexicanPork and Mexico presents themself in one the best fairs in the world.

The stand of Mexican Pork was located in the Mexican Pavilion promoted by SAGARPA. The Mexican Pavilion was inaugurated by the Ambassador of Mexico in Japan, Carlos Almada López, who was accompanied by Alejandra Acevez Barrera, representative of the Mexican Pork Exportes Association (MPEA); Minister of Counseling in Japan, Héctor Cortés Gómez Rueda; the Minister of ProMéxico for Asia and the Middle East, Claudio Ludlow; and the president of APEAM, Adrián Iturbide, among others.


This edition of Foodex had the participation of 70 Mexican production companies from different states of the Mexican Republic.

During the event, MexicanPork offered a tasting with the support of a Japanese chef.