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Last R$63.28 BRL
Change Today +0.40 / 0.64%
Volume 1.9M
BRFS3 On Other Exchanges
Sao Paulo
As of 4:08 PM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).
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475, Jorge Tzachel Street

Itajai, SC




BRF S.A., a food company, focuses on the production and sale of poultry, pork, beef cuts, milk, dairy products, and processed food products under various brands. Products The company’s processed products include marinated, frozen, whole and cut Chester rooster and turkey meats, specialty meats, frozen processed meats, frozen prepared entrees, portioned products, and sliced products. It also sells margarine, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, juices, soy products, animal feed, fresh pasta, sweet specialties, and sandwiches. During 2013, the company developed 219 projects that led to the launch of 99 new products in the domestic market. Among the new product launches were Hot Dog Perdigão; Assa Fácil Line; Isca de Frango Sadia; Hidra (a union of fruit flavors and whey, including their nutritional attributes, such as vitamin C, selenium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorous, and calcium; a commemorative line; rice and other ready-made meals, with nutritional functions; chicken nuggets with a reduction of 55.0% total fat and 52.0% reduction in sodium; Plataforma na Brasa of Perdigão; and 100.0% intact turkey breast. Its launches included 68 products for the domestic market segment, 96 products for its export markets, 31 new products in its dairy segment, and 24 new products for its food services segment. Poultry The company produces frozen whole and cut poultry, partridges and quail. In 2013, it slaughtered approximately 1.80 billion chickens and other poultry. It sold 2,086 thousand tons of frozen chicken and other poultry products in 2013. Majority of its poultry sales are to its export markets. Pork and Beef In 2013, the company slaughtered approximately 9.75 million hogs and cattle. It raises hogs and does not raise cattle at its facilities. The company also produces frozen pork and beef cuts, such as loins and ribs, and whole carcasses. It is developing its export customer base for pork and beef cuts. In 2013, the company sold 421 thousand tons of pork and beef cuts. Processed Food Products The company produces processed foods, such as marinated, frozen chicken, Chester rooster and turkey meat, specialty meats, frozen processed foods, frozen prepared entrees, dairy products, portioned products, and sliced products. The company sold 2,079 thousand tons of processed foods in 2013. Majority of its sales of processed foods are to its domestic market. Specialty Meats The company processes pork to produce specialty meats, such as sausages, ham products, bologna, frankfurters, salamis, bacon, and cold meats. It also processes chicken and other poultry to produce specialty meats, such as chicken sausages, chicken hot dogs, and chicken bologna. Frozen Processed Meats The company produces a range of frozen processed poultry, beef, and pork products, including hamburgers, steaks, breaded meat products, kibes (a type of Middle Eastern beef patty popular in Brazil), meatballs, and ready-to-eat snacks. It also produces soy-based vegetarian products, such as hamburgers and breaded products. The company purchases the refined soy meal used to produce these products from third parties. Marinated Poultry The company produces marinated and seasoned chickens, roosters (under the Chester brand), and turkeys. It continues to oversee the production of Chester roosters in Brazil from hatching to distribution, and owns the trademarks for the Chester line of products. Frozen Prepared Entrees The company produces a range of frozen prepared entrees, some of which contain poultry, beef, and pork meat that it produces, including those listed below. Pastas and Pizzas: The company produces several varieties of lasagna and pizza. It produces the meat used in these products and buys other raw materials in the domestic market, except for the durum flour used to make the noodles for the lasagna, which the company imports. Vegetables: The company sells various frozen vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, peas, French beans, French fries, and cassava fries. These products are produced by third parties that deliver them to the company packaged. It purchases majority of these products in the domestic market,


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