Brasil Foods S.A. Acquires Minority Interest of Avex S.A.

          Brasil Foods S.A. Acquires Minority Interest of Avex S.A.

PR Newswire

SAO PAULO, Dec. 31, 2012

SAO PAULO, Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BRF – Brasil Foods S.A. ("BRF" –
BM&FBovespa: BRFS3; NYSE: BRFS) pursuant to CVM Rule 358, of January 3, 2002
and article 157, paragraph 4, of Law 6.404/76, hereby announces that it
acquired 1/3 of the minority interest of Avex S.A., and through the latter, it
acquired the remaining interest in the companies Flora Danica S.A., Flora San
Luis S.A. and GB Dan S.A. ("Grupo Danica"), all headquartered in Argentina.

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The transaction shall be completed within 90 days, under the terms of the
agreement executed between the parties and foresees a US$ 40.5 million
investment.

This transaction will allow BRF to integrate its business in Argentina,
including the operations of Quickfoods (acquired in July), as well as to gain
synergies for integrated business.

Leopoldo Viriato Saboya
Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer

SOURCE Brasil Foods S.A.

Contact: Edina Biava, +011-55-11-2322-5061, edina.biava@brasilfoods.com
 
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