Leading poultry grower Vitarich Corp. of the Sarmiento family has underscored the importance of technology and digitalization in the food and agriculture space.
Vitarich president and CEO Rocco Sarmiento said technology and digitalization play a significant role in strengthening food security and self-sufficiency.
He said improved infrastructure and internet connectivity could bring opportunities in farm management and food supply chain optimization.
Sarmiento said Vitarich has digitized processes and workflows, improvements in enterprise resource planning and cybersecurity, and the use of digital technologies such as payment systems.
Vitarich is a poultry integrator and animal feeds and food products manufacturer. It operates in three primary industry segments, namely feeds, food, and farms.