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Brasil Foods

Brasil Foods
Company nameBrasil Foods S.A.
Company typeSociedade Anônima
IndustryFood Processing and Beverages
Founded(2009)
HeadquartersItajai
Key peopleLuiz Fernando Furlan & Nildermar Secches, (Chairmans)
José Antonio Fay, (CEO)
ProductsFood and Beverage
Revenue(+) US$ 16.0 Billion (2010)
Net income(+) US$ 508.8 Million (2010)
Employees129.510
SubsidiarySadia

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Brasil Foods, also called BRF (BM&F Bovespa: BRFS3 / Nyse - BRFS) is a public company resulting from the 2009 merger between Perdigão S.A. and Sadia, both large Brazilian-owned food corporations.

The company has 42 factories and employs 120,000 people. BRF is the world's tenth-largest food company and Brazil's second in revenue, after global giant JBS. Sadia and Perdigão are BRF's main ongoing food brands.

Brasil Foods is present in over 110 countries. The company has 60 industrial plants in Brazil and four worldwide, 36 distribution centers and 24 global offices.

The company's main competitors are: JBS, Marfrig, Tyson Foods and Bunge.




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