Marfrig Group

Market Cap $2.46 B As of May 2013

At a Glance
  • Industry: Food Processing
  • Founded: 2000
  • Country: Brazil
  • CEO: Marcos Antonio Dos Santos
  • Website: www.marfrig.com.br
  • Employees: 84.535
  • Sales: $12.31 B
Forbes Lists
#1.586 Global 2000 (2013)
  • #781 in Sales
  • #1.486 in Assets

Marfrig Alimentos SA, formerly Marfrig Frigorificos e Comercio de Alimentos SA, is a Brazil-based company primarily engaged in the processing and distribution of meat. The Company is active in the slaughter, manufacture, distribution, import, export and marketing of cattle, pork, lamb, poultry and animal by-products. In addition, it is involved in the production and distribution of pasta, pizzas, lasagnas, breaded products, desserts, ready-to-eat meals, frozen vegetables, semi-finished and finished leather, among others. The Company divides its business into two segments: Cattle, Lamb and Leather segment, which includes animal slaughtering operations located in South America and Europe, and Poultry, Pork and Processed Products segment, with operations in Brazil, Europe, the United States, Middle East and Asia. As of December 31, 2011, it operated 150 production units, distribution centres and offices. On June 11, 2012, the Company acquired a 64.57% stake in Excelsior Alimentos SA.

*Information from Forbes.com

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Food Processing