JBS SA Stock – Second largest Food Company in the World

Last updated on September 8th, 2022 at 01:19 pm

JBS SA is the largest animal protein company and second largest food company in the world. Because of its global production platform diversified by geographic location and protein types, the Company has greater access to raw materials.

Profile of JBS SA

JBS SA Company has Locations in 15 countries and over 400 production units and commercial properties on five continents (the Americas, Asia, Europe, Africa and Oceania). JBS is the Second largest food company in the World based on the revenue.

With six decades of history, JBS is currently the largest protein producer in the world and the second largest food company in the world.

The company operates in the processing of beef, pork, lamb and chicken, and also operates in the production of convenience foods and value added. In addition, it sells leather, hygiene and cleaning products, collagen, metal packaging, biodiesel, among others.

Nowadays, JBS has more than 400 units in the world, 230 of which are directly related to the production of meat and value added and convenience products. With over 240,000 team members, the company has the capacity to process more than 75 thousand heads of cattle per day, around 14 million birds per day, more than 115 thousand hogs per day and 60 thousand hides per day.

  • #1 global beef producer with operations in the United States, Australia and Canada.
  • #1 global poultry producer with operations in the United States, United Kingdom, Mexico and Puerto Rico
  • #2 global pork producer with operations in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia

In addition, JBS has a widely diversified product portfolio, with recognized brands in Brazil and abroad such as Swift, Friboi, Seara, Maturatta, Plumrose, Pilgrim’s Pride, Just Bare, Gold’nPlump, Golden Kist Farms, Pierce, 1855, Primo and Beehive.

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This variety of products and the presence in 15 countries on five continents (between production platforms and offices), serving over 275,000 customers in more than 190 countries worldwide.

  • 250,000 TEAM MEMBERS
  • 142,000 in Brazil
  • Presence in 180 nations
  • 20 COUNTRIES with production platforms and sales offices

Working to process animal protein and value-added products in the beef, pork,
lamb and poultry segments, the Company also operates related businesses, such as
leather, biodiesel, personal care and cleaning, solid waste management solutions, and metal packaging.

JBS SA Company Location

JBS SA company With locations in 15 countries and over 400 production units and commercial offices on five continents (the Americas, Asia, Europe, Africa and Oceania), JBS serves around 275,000 customers, in over 190 countries, ranging from supermarket chains to small retailers, wholesale clubs and food service companies.

JBS SA is Second largest food company in the World With over 240,000 team members, the same sustainability (economic, social and environmental), innovation, quality and food safety guidelines are followed in every region, adopting best practices based on the Company’s mission and values and a focus on operational excellence.


JBS USA is a leading global provider of diversified, high-quality food products, including a portfolio of well-recognized brands and innovative, value-added premium products.

In the U.S. we are a leading processor of beef, pork, poultry and prepared foods; a leading processor of beef and prepared foods in Canada; and a leading processor of beef, lamb, pork and prepared foods in Australia.

JBS USA is the majority shareholder (80.21%) of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (Pilgrim’s), with operations in the U.S. and Mexico, owner of Moy Park, a leading poultry and prepared foods company in the U.K. and Europe and the owner of Pilgrim’s UK, a leading pork and prepared foods company in the U.K.

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As a global team, the company process, prepare, package and deliver fresh, further-processed and value-added premium meat and poultry products for sale to customers in more than 100 countries on six continents.

Product Portfolio of JBS

JBS S.A has a widely diversified product portfolio, from fresh and frozen meats to readyto-eat (prepared) dishes, with leading brands that are recognized for excellence and innovation in-market, such as: Friboi, Just Bare, Pilgrim’s Pride, Plumrose, Primo, Seara and Swift.

JBS Food Brands
JBS Food Brands

Operating Countries

JBS S.A Company operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom and Mainland Europe are controlled by JBS USA, which includes the JBS USA Beef, JBS USA Pork and Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (holder of the Moy Park and Tulip operations, with production units in the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands and Ireland) business units

In Brazil, the JBS S.A Company develops beef, poultry, pork and prepared food businesses, split among the Friboi and Seara brands. Friboi has 37 production units and five feedlots spread throughout regions with intensive livestock farming,
guaranteeing broad access to raw material.

JBS SA Stock As the best-selling Brazilian beef brand in the foreign market, Friboi product offerings serve a wide variety of consumer profiles and needs, such as the eponymous Friboi, Reserva Friboi, Do Chef Friboi, Maturatta Friboi, 1953 Friboi, Bordon and Anglo, among others.

Seara is the country’s second largest chicken and pork meat producer and exporter.
It has 30 poultry and eight pork processing plants, in addition to 20 prepared foods units.

Seara products are sold under brands that are widely recognized for their quality,
notable among which are Seara, Seara Gourmet, Incrível Seara, Seara Nature, Rezende, LeBon, Doriana, Agrovêneto, Massa Leve, Excelsior, Frangosul, Confiança, Pena Branca, Marba, Wilson, and Macedo.

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JBS Global Presence
JBS Global Presence

Export Countries

JBS SA Stock The brand is also exported to more than 100 countries, especially in the Middle East, Europe and Asia.

Aligned with the strategy of adding value to the production chain, JBS Brasil is found in the leather segment, where it is a global leader, which currently has 21 production units and three cutting units, with a production capacity of 84,000 hides daily in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Vietnam, Germany, Italy, USA and Mexico.

JBS S.A also has related businesses in the food sector. In Brazil, through JBS Novos Negócios, there are 11 business units which mostly use by products – including biodiesel, collagen, pharmaceutical inputs, personal care and cleaning items,
animal nutrition ingredients and natural casings.

JBS S.A Novos Negócios also offers complementary services and products to the Company’s value chain, such as metal packaging, trading, environmental
management solutions and transportation services.


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