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7/10/2014, 4:01 AM ET
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Sector: Consumer Goods
Country: Brazil

JBS S.A. is currently the world's largest protein producer and exporter having a daily harvesting capacity of 92.8 thousand head of cattle, 48.5 thousand head of pork, 7.2 million birds and 24.5 thousand head of lamb. The company's operations includes 140 production plants, 61 located in Brazil, 6 in Argentina, 2 in Paraguay, 50 in the USA, 3 in Mexico, 10 in Australia, 8 in Italy and 1 in China, Russia and Uruguay. Additionally JBS S.A. has feedlot operations in the USA, Australia, Brazil and Italy, with a onetime capacity to feed 1.05 million head of cattle, a tannery business with capacity to process 154,500 M2 of hides per day and a dairy production capacity of 1,266 tons/day. JBS' net revenues in 2009 were R$ 34.3 billion. The Company employs about 125 thousand people and its brands Friboi, Swift, Swift and Company, La Herencia, 1855 Swift Premium, Maturatta, Cabaa Las Lilas, Organic Beef Friboi, Anglo, Mouran, Plata, King Island, Beef City, AMH, Inalca, Montana, Ibise, Gold Kist, Vigor, Leco and Bertin are widely recognized as symbols of quality. More information about JBS S.A. is available at