Business Unit

JBS Brazil

The JBS Brazil unit comprises the beef production in Brazil, in addition to leather and related business. The company has 37 production units spread throughout Brazil´s main cattle breeding regions, guaranteeing broad access to raw material.

As an important part of its strategy to add value to the production chain, JBS also operates in the leather segment and currently has 15 production units, with the capacity to process 47 thousand hides per day in Brazil. Learn more about JBS Leather Business clicking here.

In addition to the cattle processing and processed hides, JBS, through “JBS related business”, operates in the production of products whose raw material comes from the slaughter by-products, such as biodiesel, collagen, and hygiene and cleaning. Click here to learn more about JBS related business.

The production units of JBS Brazil are located in the states of São Paulo, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Rondônia, Minas Gerais, Acre, Bahia, Tocantins, Maranhão and Pará.

Additionally, the Company has 18 distribution centers and 5 feedlots throughout the national territory.


37 beef processing facilities

05 feedlots

15 tanneries

18 distribution centers


Seara is the country´s second largest producer and exporter of chicken and pork and has vast experience in the production of products with higher value-added.

With a team of around 75 thousand team members, its production supplies both the Brazilian and foreign markets, with emphasis on Europe, the Middle East and Asia, in retail and food service, in addition to B2B, cash carry and e-commerce, with more than 100 million consumers and 150 thousand business customers.

Offices in China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa using Seara as a global brand, present in more than 130 countries.


30 poultry processing facilities

08 hog processing facilities

20 PFP facilities

18 distribution centers


JBS USA Beef is the largest beef company in the world and is focused on beef, lamb and prepared foods production and distribution in the United States, Canada and Australia (through Primo). With approximately 36 thousand team members, the company offers a broad portfolio of fresh and prepared foods products from well-known brands serving markets in these countries, as well as export markets. In Australia, JBS is a leader in the processing of animal protein and prepared foods, exporting to more than 70 countries.

USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand

18 beef processing facilities

06 feedlots (Australia)

02 leather/hides facilities

08 carrier units

09 PFP facilities

08 distribution centers

02 lamb facilities

01 hog processing facility (Primo)


The world’s second largest pork producer, JBS USA Pork provides high-quality fresh, prepackaged, and ready to cook products, from bacon and ham to deli meats and pork cuts. The Company has approximately 11 thousand team members. Plumrose, respected for its high-quality prepared products, was acquired by JBS in 2017.


05hog processing facilities

02genetic units

02distribution centers

08PFP facilities


A publicly traded Company listed on the NASDAQ, Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation produces and sells fresh meats and high-added-value prepared and pre-packaged food products. It is a global leader in chicken production and processing, and the world’s largest producer of organic chicken, through its subsidiary Moy Park. The Company makes one out of every five chickens eaten in the United States, one out of every four in Mexico and one out of every three in the United Kingdom. Pilgrim’s is also the owner of Tulip Limited, a leading pork and prepared foods company in the U.K. Pilgrim’s approximately 60 thousand team members work from locations in the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Europe.

USA, Mexico and Europe

36 poultry processing facilities

27 PFP facilities

24 distribution centers

03 hog processing facilities (Tulip)

Last updated on June 26, 2020.