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Tyson buys BRF's European, Thai assets

7 Feb 2019

Tyson Foods, the US meat titan, has made another acquisition to give a boost to its overseas operations.

'Ivan Monteiro joins Brazil's BRF as finance chief from Petrobas'

6 Feb 2019

BRF has reportedly installed a new finance chief at the Brazilian meat giant in the latest senior management appointment.

BRF sells remaining Argentina asset

10 Jan 2019

Brazil-based food giant BRF has sold a clutch of assets in Argentina to two companies, marking its exit from the country.

BRF sells Argentinian business Avex for $50m

19 Dec 2018

Brazilian beef giant BRF has revealed that it has sold an Argentinian-based chicken and food products business for US$50m.

BRF sells QuickFood arm to Marfrig for $60m in all-Brazilian deal

7 Dec 2018

Brazilian meat heavyweight BRF has agreed to sell a processed food business in Argentina to a local peer.

Tyson linked with move for BRF international assets

26 Nov 2018

A US-based rival is reportedly a potential buyer for Thai and European assets of Brazilian meat giant BRF.

BRF turnaround will take at least two years - CEO

13 Nov 2018

Brazilian meat giant BRF's CEO Pedro Parente has revealed how long he thinks the company will remain in turnaround mode.

Two former BRF executives referred to prosecutors in connection with fraud probe

16 Oct 2018

Two former executives of Brazilian meat giant BRF have been referred to federal prosecutors by police in connection with an investigation into alleged fraud in 2017.

BRF CEO Pedro Parente to step down next year

9 Oct 2018

Pedro Parente, the CEO of Brazilian meat giant BRF, is to step down from the role next year.

Elcio Ito becomes CFO of Brazil's BRF

3 Sep 2018

Brazilian meat giant BRF has named Elcio Ito as its new chief financial officer to replace Lorival Nogueira Luz.

Brazil meat giant BRF planning domestic market push as export bans bite

2 Aug 2018

BRF, the Brazilian meat giant which has been hit by a series of export bans, is hoping to boost profits by launching a higher value 'bio' chicken line in its domestic market.

BRF to furlough 1,400 workers in southern Brazil under restructuring programme

11 Jul 2018

Brazil's BRF is reportedly putting 1,400 workers on a five-month leave of absence at its chicken slaughtering plant in the southern state of Santa Catarina as part of a recently-announced restructuring programme.

BRF confirms 16 plants will go in restructuring exercise

3 Jul 2018

Brazil's BRF says a total of 16 manufacturing plants are set to come under the hammer in Europe, Argentina and Thailand as part of the meat giant's restructuring process.

BRF restructuring to involve asset sales in Europe, Argentina and Thailand

2 Jul 2018

Brazilian meat giant BRF is instigating a restructuring exercise that will involve the sale of operating units in Europe, Argentina and Thailand, as well as job cuts in its domestic market.

Brazil's BRF confirms turkey production line closure

15 Jun 2018

Embattled Brazilian meat giant BRF has said that it is to shut down its turkey meat production line in Mineiros, Goiás, next month.

BRF chairman Pedro Parente linked to CEO role

14 Jun 2018

A new chief executive officer is reportedly being lined up for embattled Brazilian meat giant BRF in the shape of recently-installed chairman Pedro Parente.

China imposes duties on chicken imports from Brazil

8 Jun 2018

China is imposing temporary anti-dumping duties on imports of chicken products from Brazil in a further blow to major meat processors JBS and BRF.

Brazil's beef exporter association counts cost of truckers' strike

30 May 2018

Brazil's beef industry is coming to a standstill as a nine-day-old truckers' strike hits deliveries and disrupts exports for one of the world's biggest meat producers.

Impact of Brazil's truckers' strike mounts as food, animals go to waste

29 May 2018

Brazil is still counting the cost of a truckers' strike on the country's food industry more than a week after drivers started to erect blockades on major highways in protest over high fuel prices.

EU finalises removal of export licences from 12 BRF sites

15 May 2018

The EU has finalised its move to ban 12 BRF production facilities in Brazil from exporting to the bloc.

BRF shareholders approve Pedro Pullen Parente as chairman of Brazilian meat giant

27 Apr 2018

The management saga at loss-making Brazilian poultry giant BRF may finally be coming to an end after Pedro Pullen Parente was elected as chairman of a new board of directors under proposals made by major shareholders.

Management struggles mount at BRF as CEO Jose Aurelio Drummond Jr. resigns

24 Apr 2018

With only two days to go before BRF shareholders meet to select a new board of directors, the chief executive of the Brazil-based poultry giant has resigned.

BRF board backs Pedro Parente for chairman

20 Apr 2018

Agreement on the make-up of BRF's board - and the position of chairman - moved closer in the last 24 hours with a group of major investors and the Brazilian meat giant's existing directors issuing statements ahead of next week's shareholder vote.

EU bans meat from 20 Brazilian plants

20 Apr 2018

The European Union has acted to ban meat from a number of Brazilian producers in a move that was widely anticipated.

BRF chairman Abilio Diniz backs Pedro Parente as successor

19 Apr 2018

Pedro Parente, the CEO of Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras, has been put forward to become the chairman of local meat giant BRF by current incumbent and shareholder Abilio Diniz.

Brazil to appeal to WTO on any EU meat ban as some BRF factories re-open

19 Apr 2018

Brazil's government has said it will appeal to the World Trade Organization (WTO) against European Union pressure on its meat industry that is expected to lead to a ban on imports into the bloc.

Pressure mounts on BRF as investors put forward candidate for president

18 Apr 2018

Shareholders in Brazil's BRF are piling on pressure for the loss-making chicken processor to sort out its leadership reshuffle ahead of a meeting next week to select a new board of directors.

Brazil's BRF faces investor stand-off over chairman nominee

12 Apr 2018

BRF faces a potential stand-off with major investors over the selection of its new chairman amid pressure to overhaul the board of directors at the loss-making, Brazil-based food manufacturer.

Brazil's BRF names nominees for directors amid pressure from investors

9 Apr 2018

Brazil-based poultry giant BRF is putting forward Luiz Fernando Furlan as its candidate for company chairman to replace Abilio Diniz amid pressure from major shareholders for an overhaul of directors.

BRF workers put on leave at two more plants amid export suspension

5 Apr 2018

Brazil-based meat processor BRF is once again putting some of its workers on extended leave as the company adjusts production following a government suspension on poultry exports to the EU.

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