BRF is a global food company. Founded by the merger of Perdigão and Sadia in 2009, BRF is a public company, listed on the BM&F BOVESPA stock exchange as BRFS3. The head office for BRF is located in São Paulo, Brazil.
BRF, the Brazil-based meat giant, announced this week it has teamed up with the state of Qatar to buy a majority stake in Turkey-based proce...
Unilever's move to internally spin off its spreads unit was seen by many company and industry watchers as a pre-cursor to a sale. However, a...
BRF, the Brazilian meat giant, is undergoing significant change. The company has initiated a massive behind-the-scenes restructuring drive to streamline its operations and build a structure that will deliver stable returns. BRF has now turned its attention to expansion, setting out an ambitious growth agenda. Can it deliver? Katy Askew investigates.
The proposed sale of BRF's Brazilian dairies unit to Lactalis-owned Parmalat looks set to be a win-win for both companies. BRF is focusing on improving the performance of its core meat operations and the group would leave the transaction better positioned to step up its expansion into international protein markets. Meanwhile, Lactalis will strengthen its hand in the promising Brazilian dairy sector, leaving the company well-placed as a global dairy powerhouse. Katy Askew reports.
Qualy, the margarine brand owned by Brazilian food group BRF, leapfrogged Nestle's Maggi as the food brand purchased most often in the Latin American country last year, according to Kantar Worldpanel's latest data on brand "footprints" worldwide. Here we provide data on the top ten most-chosen food brands in Brazil last year.
Confirmation that Tesco is in joint venture talks with China Resources Enterprise highlights a mounting trend in the FMCG sector. International companies eyeing growth in the rapidly expanding Chinese market are seeking out local joint venture partners. If Tesco's negotiations with CRE prove successful, a stronger business will emerge, Katy Askew suggests
Brazilian food group BRF is working to an ambitious agenda. The company is bent on expanding as a global food manufacturer operating in the protein space. However, eking out growth in stagnant developed markets such as Europe can prove somewhat problematic. At this year's SIAL trade show in Paris, Katy Askew spoke to Europe CEO Roberto Banfi to find out how the company plans to meet this challenge.
As we heard in part one of the just-food interview, BRF has undergone a far-reaching restructuring process that, it believes, will deliver a more stable margin structure. The company is now moving to a new phase of growth as this stable foundation enables it to ramp up top-line expansion at home and overseas. Katy Askew speaks to BRF chief financial officer Augusto Ribeiro to find out more.
BRF has admitted it is "deeply unsatisfied" with its results for 2016, which saw the Brazil-based meat processor fall into the red amid pressure from input costs and lower financial income.
Brazil-based meat giant BRF has launched a "dedicated digital portal" for European foodservice customers.
COFCO Meat Holdings, the Hong Kong-listed pork processor, has said it expects to report a jump in annual profits in March.
Brazil-based meat giant BRF has confirmed it is weighing up a possible listing of its newly-established halal foods division OneFoods.
BRF, the Brazil-based meat giant, has teamed up with the state of Qatar to buy a majority stake in Turkey-based processor Banvit Bandirma Vitaminli Yem Sanayii.
BRF, the Brazil-based meat giant, has refused to be drawn on a report the company is planning an IPO of its newly-established halal foods business, OneFoods, this spring.
BRF has formally launched what it claims to be the "world's largest" halal meat company, OneFoods.
Brazilian meat giant BRF is expanding its Sadia range of convenient meat products in Hungary.
Brazilian meat group BRF reported a 51.7% drop in operating profit for the third quarter, with currency exchange and higher operating costs hitting margins.
BRF, the Brazil-based food group, is to invest in COFCO Meat Holdings when the Chinese business lists in Hong Kong next month.
BRF, the Brazil-based meat processor, today (9 September) announced it had acquired 70% of Malaysian food business FFM Further Processing.
Brazilian meat giant BRF has reported a 7.6% increase in net revenue for the second quarter of 2016 over the same period a year ago to BRL8.5bn (US$2.5bn), against a backdrop of what it said is a "challenging scenario" in the country.
Brazilian meat giant BRF has revealed plans to establish a subsidiary that will focus on providing halal meat to Muslim consumers.
BRF, the Brazil-based meat processor, has visited Namibia to discuss the possibility of launching "a specific project" in the country.
BRF has outlined plans to further expand production in Argentina, a country the Brazilian meat processor plans to use as one of its two main export bases.
BRF has booked a double-digit increase in first-quarter sales, with revenue growth lead by its operations in Europe and Asia.
BRF has said that it plans to take full control of Oman-based frozen food distributor Al Khan Foodstuffs (AKF).
Brazilian meat group BRF plans to speed up its expansion in south-east Asia and the Middle East through the opening of a new regional office to focus on growing in halal markets.
Brazilian meat giant BRF has acquired various pork production assets from Globosuínos Agropecuária for BRL20.2m (US$5.6m).
BRF, the Brazil-based food group, is to expand and "modernise" its production and distribution site in Vitória de Santo Antao in the north east of the country.
Brazilian meat processor BRF has acquired Argentinian cold cut group Alimentos Calchaquí Productos for an undisclosed sum.
BRF, the Brazil-based food group, has increased prices in its domestic market in the early weeks of 2016 despite the company warning it is likely to see competition get tougher in 2016 on the back of the adverse macroeconomic conditions in the country.
It's no secret Unilever's spreads arm has been suffering for some time and, as CFO Jean-Marc Huët pointed out when he reflected on the company's 2014 performance in January, declining demand for its brands was dragging down the performance of the rest of its food business.
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