JBS, a company with over 60 years’ experience, is a global food industry leader with over 230 thousand employees worldwide. JBS operates production platforms and commercial offices in 16 countries and has a diverse product portfolio that includes dozens of instantly recognizable global brands.  The company is also active in other sectors related to its core business, such as leather, biodiesel, collagen, soaps, glycerin and natural casings and owns waste management, metal packaging and shipping businesses that support its global operations. 

The company’s diverse portfolio includes brands such as Seara, Swift, Friboi, Doriana, Moy Park, Pilgrim’s, Primo, Gold KistFarms, Pierce and 1855, among others. This range of products and its global footprint means JBS is able to serve over 275 thousand customers in more than 190 countries.

JBS went public in 2007 and its stock is traded on the BM&FBovespa’s New Market, which offers the highest level of corporate governance on Brazil’s capitals market.  In 2016, the company recorded BRL 170.3 billion in net revenues.

Background JBS can trace its roots back to 1953 when company founder, José Batista Sobrinho, set up a small plant capable of processing five head of cattle a day in Anapolis, a city in the state of Goiás in Brazil’s Mid-West. Find out more
Mission and Values To be the best at what we put our minds to, focus entirely on our own activities, offering customers the best products and services, building solid relationships with our suppliers and creating value for shareholders and the opportunity of a better future for all our employees. Our Values are: Attitude of Owner, Determination, Discipline, Availability, Simplicity, Openness and Humility. Find out more
Corporate Governance JBS’ corporate governance structure is responsible for the company’s investment strategies, guiding and monitoring the company’s relationship with its shareholders and other stakeholders, ensuring ongoing value generation and sustainable business development. All employees are advised to conduct themselves ethically, transparently and focus on results, in line with the company’s culture and Ethical Conduct Manual. Find out more
Business JBS has a diversified portfolio of products, with dozens of recognized brands around the world. The company also operates in sectors related to its core business such as leathers, biodiesel, collagen, soaps, glycerin and embedded wraps, as well as its waste management, metal packaging and transportation businesses, which support its entire operation. Find out more


Quality and innovation JBS employs strict processes throughout its production chain to guarantee the quality, health, safety and sustainability of all its products. Find out more