BRAZIL, Paraná. JBS, the world’s second-largest food company and the largest in the protein sector announced an investment of R$ 1.85 billion in Rolândia (PR) by 2025. This is expected to create around 2600 new direct jobs.
The plans include the construction of a prepared foods plant, as well as the modernization and expansion of the current poultry factory already in operation. The objective is to attend to the domestic and overseas markets, both for the production of raw protein, and prepared foods. Work has already commenced, with conclusion expected in the fourth quarter de 2022.
The Rolândia plant currently has 3,700 direct Team Members, as well as the partnership with 390 integrated producers. Following the expansion, an additional 150 producers will be integrated. The Company already has operations in 14 municipalities of Paraná, including production units, distribution centers, incubators and feed plants. The Company now employs over 14,000 people in the state, and also has a network of over 2,000 integrated producers that provide the Company with raw materials while contributing to the economies of the regions surrounding the plants.