ESTANCIAS DEL LAGO / MAGNALAT
Estancias del Lago runs a sustainable agro-industrial complex dedicated to the production of milk powder, located in Durazno, Uruguay. The facilities occupy premises of more than 18,000 hectares, mainly in the center of the country. Fert irrigation agriculture and intensive and selective livestock breeding are complemented by the use of the most modern industrial processes in order to continuously assess the product, which meets international standards of quality. Fertilizers and fossil fuels are replaced by the use of renewable energy, and the use of chemicals and emissions of gases favoring the greenhouse effect are kept to a minimum, obtaining as a result multiple awards for the environmental care and energy efficiency. The firm started its operations last August 2015, and since then it has been exporting to over 25 countries worldwide, being the 5th. exporter of milk powder in South America, the 2nd. exporter of dairy products in Uruguay and the largest dairy farm in Latin America. The company’s main product is full cream milk powder, in its regular and instant varieties, commercialized under the brand Magnalat. The industrial plant has been audited by the world´s most renowned companies, with 21.000 tons produced annually, which is obtained at the company’s own dairy farm, which has more than 13.000 milking animals, one of the largest not only in the country but also in the region. Magnalat, the highest quality milk powder from Uruguay to the World.