Brasil Foods Announces a Joint Venture with Group Carbery

          Brasil Foods Announces a Joint Venture with Group Carbery

PR Newswire

SAO PAULO, Nov. 5, 2012

SAO PAULO, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BRF - Brasil Foods S.A. ("BRF" –
BM&FBovespa: BRFS3; NYSE: BRFS) and Group Carbery announce to the market and
their shareholders the formation of a 50/50 whey processing joint venture.
The $50 million investment will use Carbery's innovative technology to
process whey generated at BRF's cheese manufacturing facilities. The venture
is aligned with BRF's strategic objective to be a leading player in the
Brazilian cheese market.

The joint venture will house a state of the art manufacturing plant to produce
added value nutritional ingredients sourced from whey, a byproduct from cheese
manufacturing. These ingredients are utilized by leading consumer brands in
baby food and sports nutrition, among others uses. The construction of the
processing facility is planned to commence immediately and it will be
commissioned in 2014.

About Carbery: The Company employs over 500 people globally with 200 in
Ireland and is a leading player in the manufacture of whey based ingredients
internationally, brought about by significant investment in research and
development. The outputs of this long term R&D programme has led to the
development of a range of advanced dairy based nutritional ingredients which
are supplied to many of the world's leading international food and drink
companies. Many leading consumer brands in baby food, sports and performance
nutrition, together with foods such as yoghurts and bakery products, contain
Carbery proteins which are recognized globally for their high quality and
efficacy.

Leopoldo Viriato Saboya
BRF – Brasil Foods S.A.
Chief Financial, Administrative and
Investor Relations Officer

SOURCE BRF - Brasil Foods S.A.

Contact: Ana Carolina Bastos, +011-55-11-2322-5037, ana.bastos@brasilfoods.com