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Brazil’s Meat Industry Powerhouses: A Look at the Top 10 Suppliers

São Paulo, Brazil – Brazil’s meat industry is a global powerhouse, boasting a roster of top suppliers that drive not just the national economy but also play a crucial role in the world’s food supply chain. This report delves into the top 10 meat suppliers in Brazil, highlighting their financial muscle and market presence.

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JBS S/A Leads the Pack

Topping the list is JBS S/A, headquartered in Osasco. With a staggering revenue of $18.7 billion in the third quarter of 2023, JBS S/A isn’t just a national leader; it’s a global titan in the meat industry. Its extensive operations and market reach set the benchmark in the sector.

Marfrig: A Strong Contender

Close on the heels of JBS is Marfrig, based in Barretos. Though the data from the first quarter of 2022 places its revenue at 22.3 billion reais, this figure underlines the company’s significant position in the market. Marfrig’s financial results reflect its robust presence both in Brazil and internationally.

Minerva S/A: Robust and Growing

Minerva S/A, another Barretos-based giant, reported a commendable 7.56 billion reais in revenue in the third quarter of 2023. This performance cements Minerva’s status as a key competitor and a robust player in the meat supply landscape.


Showing that size isn’t everything, MAIS FRANGO MIRAGUAI from Miraguaí makes its mark with a revenue of $122.26 million. This figure is a testament to the company’s significant contribution to Brazil’s meat industry, despite its smaller scale compared to industry leaders.

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Brazil’s Top 10 Largest Meat Supplier Powerhouses

The Unsung Heroes

Rounding out the top 10 are Frigorifico Better Beef (São Paulo), Frigorifico Silva Industria e Comercio (Santa Maria), Vale Grande Industria e Comercio de Alimentos (Sinop), PLUSVAL AGROAVICOLA (Umuarama), Frigorífico Redentor S/A (Guarantã do Norte), and Notaro Alimentos (Belo Jardim). While specific revenue data for these companies are not available, their inclusion in this list underscores their importance in Brazil’s meat supply chain.

The Brazilian Meat Industry: A Global Force

This report not only highlights the financial prowess of these companies but also underscores Brazil’s significant role as a leading meat exporter and producer on the global stage. The industry’s dynamic nature, marked by these top players, reflects Brazil’s evolving and influential position in the global meat market.

Author: Essa Eshat

Relevant organisations: ABIEC

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