Gavilon Fertilizer, LLC Continues International Expansion in Lima

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Peruvian Operation Will Handle Full Line of Fertilizer Inputs

 

Savannah, Ga. (Jan. 21, 2010) – Gavilon Fertilizer, LLC today announced the establishment of a merchandising and distribution office in Lima, Peru. The Peruvian subsidiary, Gavilon Peru SRL, commenced business operations in January 2010.

 

“We are pleased to be continuing the expansion of our global distribution network,” commented Brian Harlander, president of Gavilon Fertilizer. “Gavilon Peru marks our fourth international expansion project completed within the last twelve months. Our newest South American venture will tap into our world-wide origination volume to competitively supply the Peruvian market.”

 

Fernando Chocano will serve as managing director of the Peruvian operation. Chocano brings more than 15 years of regional fertilizer commodity experience to Gavilon. Prior to joining Gavilon, Chocano worked at Misti Fertilizantes in Peru.

 

About The Gavilon Group, LLC
Gavilon Fertilizer, LLC is a subsidiary of The Gavilon Group, LLC. The Gavilon Group, LLC provides essential services in the physical distribution, trading, merchandising and risk management of raw materials and value-added products moving through the global supply chain of grain, feed ingredients, fertilizers and energy products. For more information, please visit www.gavilon.com.