ABOUT MARFRIG GLOBAL FOODS

  • Global leader in hamburger production
  • 2nd largest beef protein company in the world, in capacity
  • Pioneer in the production of items based on vegetable protein
  • Products sold to more than 100 countries

Operations Platform

Focused on beef protein, with a diversified production platform in the Americas and access to the world's main consumer markets. It has 21 slaughtering units, 11 processing facilities and eight distribution centers in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and the United States.

Sales Office

BUSINESS STRATEGY

Marfrig Global Foods' businesses are divided into three fronts: meat processing, which accounts for 90%; industrialized products, which represent 10%; and plant-based products, a high added value segment it entered into during 2019. Through this new front, Marfrig is expanding its portfolio and is notable as a vegetable protein pioneer, meeting growing world demand. The positioning is part of the business strategy adopted, based on five pillars, which seeks to augment efficiency gains in meat processing as well as boost the share of processed foods and vegetable protein in the financial results.

Strategic Pillars:

  • Sustainability
  • Operational Excellence
  • Products and Clients
  • Financial Solidity
  • Corporate Governance

OPERATIONS

NORTH AMERICA

5 units
processing

SOUTH AMERICA

6 units
processing

OPERATIONS

OPERATIONS

3 units
cattle slaughtering

OPERATIONS

18 units
cattle slaughtering

OPERATIONS

SOUTH AMERICA

13,1 thousand heads/day
of slaughtering capacity

SOUTH AMERICA

18,1 thousand heads/day
of slaughtering capacity

OPERATIONS

NORTH AMERICA

106 thousand tons/year
of hamburger production capacity

SOUTH AMERICA

126 thousand tons/year
of hamburger production capacity

OPERATIONS

NORTH AMERICA

104 thousand tons/year
of production capacity for other processed products

SOUTH AMERICA

105 thousand tons/year
of production capacity for other processed products

Highlights for the year

NORTH AMERICA

SOUTH AMERICA

Acquisition of more shares by Marfrig, boosting the ownership stake from 51% to 81.73%.
Purchase of Iowa Premium, in the United States specializes in the Angus breed and in the sale of “prime” and “choice” beef.
Integration of the hamburger factory in North Baltimore, Ohio, with National Beef's operations.
13 plants approved for export beef to China.
Completion of the purchase of 91.89% of the capital stock of Quickfood. The company owns some of the most recognized brands in the Argentine market, such as Paty, for hamburgers, and Vieníssima, a leader in the sausage segment.
Investments in Várzea Grande (MT) unit for the construction of three new high-tech hamburger production lines. With the expansion, it reached the production mark of 5,500 tons of hamburger meat per month, double the figure registered at the beginning of the year.
Expansion of the Distribution Center (DC) located in the metropolitan region of Santiago

SOUTH AMERICA

13 plants approved for export beef to China.
Completion of the purchase of 91.89% of the capital stock of Quickfood. The company owns some of the most recognized brands in the Argentine market, such as Paty, for hamburgers, and Vieníssima, a leader in the sausage segment.
Investments in Várzea Grande (MT) unit for the construction of three new high-tech hamburger production lines. With the expansion, it reached the production mark of 5,500 tons of hamburger meat per month, double the figure registered at the beginning of the year.
Expansion of the Distribution Center (DC) located in the metropolitan region of Santiago

Highlights for the year

NORTH AMERICA

Acquisition of more shares by Marfrig, boosting the ownership stake from 51% to 81.73%.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Purchase of Iowa Premium, in the United States specializes in the Angus breed and in the sale of “prime” and “choice” beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.

SOUTH AMERICA

13 plants approved for export beef to China.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Completion of the purchase of 91.89% of the capital stock of Quickfood. The company owns some of the most recognized brands in the Argentine market, such as Paty, for hamburgers, and Vieníssima, a leader in the sausage segment.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Investments in Várzea Grande (MT) unit for the construction of three new high-tech hamburger production lines. With the expansion, it reached the production mark of 5,500 tons of hamburger meat per month, double the figure registered at the beginning of the year.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Expansion of the Distribution Center (DC) located in the metropolitan region of Santiago
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.
Integração da fábrica de hambúrguer em North Baltimore, Ohio, às operações da National Beef.

SUSTAINABILITY PLATFORM

Sustainability is one of Marfrig's strategic pillars. It translates into a series of concrete actions adopted not only in operations, but also throughout the value chain. The practices observed and encouraged are divided into five strategic axes:

  1. Control of Origin:
    manages the source point of the raw material, which must observe criteria related to biodiversity conservation and good practices in the production chain. Livestock from areas free of deforestation and respect for human rights, prohibiting slave and child labor are, among others, crucial issues. 100% compliance with the public commitment of the amazon, for the seventh consecutive year.
  2. Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions:
    continuous improvement in the efficiency of processes to minimize the impact its operations on climate change.
  3. Animal Welfare:
    strictly follows the animal welfare principles, applying the World Animal Protection recommendations and in line with the most stringent international standards for humane slaughter.
  4. Use of Natural Resources (water and energy):
    promotes, in the production processes, the conscious use of water and energy, seeking alternatives for generation from clean and renewable sources.
  5. Effluent and Waste Management, Treatment and Disposal:
    guarantees environmentally responsible disposal practices with regard to the treatment and management of these by-products.

GLOBAL HIGHLIGHT IN SUSTAINABLE LIVESTOCK

The Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index 2019, a global study on protein production, highlights Marfrig as the best positioned beef company among the companies analyzed, which reflects the commitment to sustainable livestock and operational excellence. The study covered 60 companies from different countries, evaluated in nine categories.