35 years of experience and leadership
With more than 35 years of experience in the farming sector, Monte do Pasto Group leads cattle breeding in Portugal, guaranteeing an high level of service, innovation and quality.
Located in the Lower Alentejo region, Cuba, Alvito and Ferreira do Alentejo counties, Monte do Pasto has one of the largest continuous agricultural areas in Portugal, benefiting from its great farming potential for the integrated activity of calf rearing, steer rearing and large-scale production of competitively-priced animal feed.
Animal welfare focus
We are committed to an efficient and sustainable management model supported on modern technologies, a team qualified and guided by the best practices on animal welfare and protection of nature. A solution that generates high levels of quality, productivity and know-how, allowing us to offer our Partners and Clients products and services of excellence.
A qualified, experienced and always present team
Monte do Pasto Group currently has 65 employees and mantains an active human resources policy that promotes the recruitment and development of local talent. Our team integrates specialists in all areas of Cattle Breeding, including Veterinary Medicine specialists and a specialist in environmental sustainability, who ensure the integration of the best management practices and the implementation of strict rules of animal welfare in the production process. It also has a set of experienced advisors who support National and International Partners and Clients, guaranteeing a service of excellence for the purchase and sale of cattle.
A CESL Asia group company
Founded in Macau in 1987, CESL Asia is a leading business group in the areas of Facility Management and Operations Management, Engineering and Architecture and Renewable Energy. The group will develop a Portugal-Macau platform with Monte do Pasto to enhance existing production, allow the launch of new sustainable agricultural and livestock activities and contribute significantly to the development of the entire Alentejo region and the Portuguese economy. CESL Asia also intends to take advantage of the opportunities to be created by the Macau platform for social and economic cooperation between China, Portugal and Portuguese-speaking countries.
Local talent and attraction of resources
The fight against the exodus caused by a lack of the required resources to attract and retain talent in these rural areas is another concern of Monte do Pasto. In recent years, several encouraging measures that make the Group an example to be followed at local and regional level. Through the years, social partnerships have been developed to ensure the creation of jobs and the establishment of new families in the counties where we operate.
Monte do Pasto Group in numbers
Permanent livestock (heads)
rearing grounds for steers
ha for agricultural irrigated production
Industrial Unit for Animal Food Production