Marfrig

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Marfrig Global Foods S.A.
Type Sociedade Anônima
Traded as BM&F BovespaMRFG3
Industry Food Processing
Founded 2000
Headquarters São Paulo, Brazil
Key people Marcos Antonio Molina dos Santos, (CEO)
Products Foods & Beverages
Revenue Increase US$ 8.0 billion (2013) [1]
Net income Decrease - US$ 345.3 million (2013) [2]
Employees 90,625[3]
Website www.marfrig.com.br

Marfrig is the third largest Brazilian food processing company, after JBS and Brasil Foods. The company is headquartered in Sao Paulo.

The company has an operational base in 22 countries exporting to over 100, and is the fourth largest beef producer in the world[citation needed].

Marfrig has about 90,000 employees and has the following structure of units: 33 units of cattle industry (24 in Brazil, five in Argentina and four in Uruguay), 21 industrial units of chickens (14 in Brazil, 4 in Europe and 3 in USA), 48 plants for industrial goods and processed (16 in Brazil, five in Argentina, 3 in Uruguay, 8 in USA, 1 in China, one in Thailand, one in Malaysia, one in South Korea, one in Australia and 11 in Europe), 4 industrial pig units in Brazil, two industrial units of turkeys (one in Brazil and one in Europe), five plants of lamb (one in Brazil, 3 in Uruguay and 1 in Chile), 27 own factories of feed for chickens, turkeys and pigs (21 in Brazil, three in Europe and three in the U.S.) and two trading companies (Chile and the United Kingdom), 14 industries and commercial offices leather (1 in Brazil, 4 in Uruguay, 1 in China, one in Germany, two in the U.S., one in Argentina, one in Mexico and three in South Africa). The daily capacity is 31,200 head of cattle, 10,400 pigs, 10,400 sheep, 350,000 turkeys and 3.7 million chickens. In addition, the Company has an installed capacity of approximately 126,000 tons of processed products, and more than 178,500 pieces of leather processed per month. In June 2010, it announced the acquisition of Keystone Foods, a supplier of processed meats for the restaurant chain McDonald's and other companies.[4]

The company is a sponsor of the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup,[5] the latter held in Marfrig's home country of Brazil.

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