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JBS USA announces 95 million US dollars' investment

Jun 6, 2019 Brazil
JBS USA announces 95 million US dollars' investment
The Brazil-based company announced a 95 million US dollars expansion project at its Grand Island (Nebraska) beef production facility
According to JBS, the new project includes new, improved animal handling facilities, a state-of-the-art, temperature-controlled harvest floor and facility reconfiguration designed to improve team member experience, food safety and product quality.

The 107 000 square foot expansion and facility enhancements are aimed to better position the company to sustainably meet evolving customer and consumer expectations for high-quality products. This expansion project has already begun and is anticipated to be completed in early 2021. The company also confirmed that operations at Grand Island will continue uninterrupted throughout project execution. 

Located in the heart of American cattle country in central Nebraska, JBS Grand Island partners with more than 670 local producers to export US beef to more than 30 different countries around the  world,  including Canada, Chile, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Mexico and Singapore, under signature brands such as 1855 Black Angus, Swift and Swift Black Angus. The expansion project will allow the company to strategically capitalize on increased international demand forecasts for high-quality US beef and value-added beef products


About JBS

With six decades of history, JBS is currently one of the world's largest food companies. JBS operates in the processing of beef, pork, sheep and chicken, also acting in the production of convenience products.  In addition, it sells leather products and others such as products of hygiene, cleaning, collagen, metal packaging, biodiesel.

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