85 years of milling history at CMI

In the framework of 100 years of good stories to tell, Corporación Multi Inversiones (CMI) celebrates 85 years of milling history. This unit began the industrial activities of the corporation. These operations of the CMI Alimentos group focus on the development of the value chain of wheat, corn and balanced animal feed. 

Milling history in Guatemala

It all started in 1936, when a visionary Don Juan Bautista Gutiérrez, longing for a better future for his family, the community and Guatemala, founded the first mill of the Corporation. With hard work and vision for the future, CMI Alimentos now has the most important milling factories and balanced feed processing plants for animals in Guatemala, Central America and Mexico. 

“This leadership is thanks to the teamwork, constant effort and dedication of each of our collaborators. We believe in this region and we are committed to feeding the world to fill it with well-being ”, said Juan José Gutiérrez Mayorga, Chairman of CMI Alimentos.

As a result of the recognized operations, they have generated more than 2,600 employees throughout the region. Thus a varied portfolio of strong, semi-strong, soft and industrial premixes. 

There are 60 brands in this business unit. For example, Virgen de Covadonga, El Sol, Espiga, Flora, Fhacasa, Bollo Fino, Panadero, Del Comal and Premixtures. In animal feed, products made by Aliansa are sold. Such as VitaLechero, Aliengorde, Sangre Real and Fontana, among others.  

In addition, CMI Alimentos is promoting entrepreneurship and job creation. They support more than 60 thousand entrepreneurs in the countries where they operate. Besides providing tools and knowledge for the development of businesses related to milling. Through programs of the Development and Training Center. 

Likewise, CMI Alimentos has made significant efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions throughout its value chain. This, as part of its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals through green bonds. That is to say, that they have installed solar panels in different milling plants, carbon neutral certifications and recognition for the use of renewable energies stand out. 

“Today we celebrate these first 85 years evolving, undertaking new projects and businesses, working hard and without giving up together with our collaborators, clients and allies. We are excited to continue providing solutions to our clients that allow us to learn and grow together ”, concluded Daniel Maldonado, general director of Harinas.

Carla Fowler

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