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Sociedade Anônima
Traded as BM&F BovespaBRFS3
Industry Food processing
Founded 2009
Headquarters Itajaí, Brazil
Key people
Abílio Diniz, (Chairman)
Claudio Galeazzi, (CEO)
Products Food and beverage
Revenue Increase US$ 13.0 billion (2013)[1]
Increase US$ 465.5 million (2013)[1]
Number of employees

BRF S.A.[2] is a Brazilian food company created from the 2009 merger of Perdigão and Sadia. 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 brands.

BRF 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 most well known brands of the group in Brazil are Perdigão, Sadia, Batavo, Rezende, Wilson, Doriana, Claybon and Qualy.

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

Before it was changed to BRF in April 2013, the official name of the company was BRF – Brasil Foods S.A.[3]

In April 2013, Abílio Diniz was elected as chairman of BRF.[3]


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  2. ^ BRF (9 April 2013). "Corporate Bylaws" (PDF). Retrieved 27 July 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Kassai, Lucia (9 April 2013). "Brasil Foods Names Diniz Chairman to Lead Growth". Bloomberg. Retrieved 25 November 2013.