As a leader in the global food industry, JBS has 400 production units and operates in the beef, pork, poultry and sheep sectors, as well as, collagen, metal packaging, biofuel and transportation.
The history of JBS dates back to 1953, when its founder, José Batista Sobrinho, opened a small butcher shop with a capacity to process five head of cattle per day in the city of Anápolis, in the State of Goiás, in Brazil’s Mid-West.
After decades of organic and sustainable growth, and also by growing through mergers and acquisitions, JBS is, today, the world’s largest animal protein processor, with global revenues achieving R$ 170 billion in 2016.
With sales reaching more than 150 countries, JBS is present in all five continents, either with commercial offices or production platforms.
JBS has about 235,000 employees in all its operations around the world.