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Nueva Agroindustrias del Norte - Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico

The employees of Nueva Agroindustrias del Norte use social responsibility to promote sustainable agriculture.

It’s easy to spot Nueva Agroindustrias del Norte in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. The iconic logo of parent company Adelnor features a green rooster, crowing skyward.

Founded in 1969, Nueva Agroindustrias focuses on using social responsibility to promote sustainable agriculture. The company integrates four business units: agricultural innovation, Financiera Agrícola del Norte, AgroTrade, and LogicPro, through which it integrates strategies, products, and advice toward the development of agricultural activity.

Nueva Agroindustrias is a member of GlobalGAP, which promotes sustainable agriculture worldwide. “We adhere to quality standards and certification in good agricultural practices,” Carlos Alberto Armenta Salas, Director of Supplies and Operations with Adelnor, says. The company has been awarded the distinction of Socially Responsible Company (Distintivo ESR Empresa Socialmente Responsible) for 14 years because of various programs that have focused on recycling and respect for the environment.