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BRF 'admits to bribing inspectors' as corruption probe continues

2 Oct 2019

Brazilian meat processor BRF has reportedly admitted its part in a corruption scandal which involved bribing government inspectors.

Brazil's BRF sells stake in Singapore-based SATS Food Services

5 Sep 2019

Brazilian meat heavyweight BRF said today (5 September) it is selling its stake in a frozen meat venture in Singapore.

BRF's list of CFO changes stack up as Carlos Alberto Bezerra de Moura installed

14 Aug 2019

BRF has announced a new finance chief to replace Lorival Nogueira Luz Jr., who has been filling the role on an interim basis since April after the previous CFO left the business.

BRF 'still interested in global meat merger'

24 Jul 2019

Brazilian meat giant BRF has spoken about the possibility of finding a partner to help increase its global reach, following the collapse of merger talks with local peer Marfrig.

Marfrig, BRF merger talks end without deal over "governance" issues

12 Jul 2019

Merger talks between Brazilian meat processors BRF and Marfrig Global Foods have ended without a deal following discussions that started in May.

Minority on BRF board 'resisted merger talks with Marfrig'

4 Jun 2019

The potential merger between Brazilian meat giants BRF and Marfrig has met some resistance, media reports have suggested.

Mixed reaction as meat giants Marfrig, BRF seek more muscle

3 Jun 2019

Brazil-based meat giants Marfrig and BRF are to hold talks on a merger - a deal that could create one of the largest players in the sector. Market reaction, though, has been mixed.

Brazilian meat giants BRF and Marfrig in merger talks

31 May 2019

Brazilian meat packers Marfrig and BRF have made separate announcements to the country's stock exchange about their future plans.

Brazil's BRF loses another CFO as Ivan Monteiro departs for health reasons

26 Apr 2019

Brazil's BRF is set to lose its head of finance due to health reasons with the CFO having only joined the meat giant two months ago.

BRF elects Lorival Nogueira Luz to take CEO role from Pedro Pullen Parente

29 Mar 2019

BRF has elected Lorival Nogueira Luz Jr. to take the helm at the Brazilian meat giant as chief executive Pedro Pullen Parente's term expires.

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.

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