Export JBS increases production capacity of Ituiutaba by 50%
The company intends to start a second shift of work in the unit and create 700 new jobs. In recent months, the company has contributed R$ 45 mill. to the expansion. According to the company, the plant currently receives a delegation from the United States as part of the country's mission in Brazil to inspect slaughterhouses. The unit is one of those that is on the list to be qualified to sell fresh beef to the USA.
"The increase in the production volume of the Ituiutaba plant makes it even more strategic in meeting all our export certifications. In addition, the new jobs will make us one of the main employers in the region," said Friboi's president, Renato Costa, in a statement.