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About JBS

JBS® USA is a leading processor of beef, pork and lamb in the U.S., a leading processor of beef in Canada and the largest cattle feeder in the world with operations in the U.S. and Canada. We are also a majority shareholder of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation, the second largest poultry company in the U.S., with operations in the U.S. and Mexico. JBS USA represents the North American arm of JBS® S.A., the world's leading animal protein processor with more than 200,000 employees worldwide, more than 300 production units and export customers in more than 150 countries. Our company also enjoys a strategic relationship with JBS Australia, the largest processor of beef and lamb and one of the largest livestock feeders in Australia.

Profile

Headquartered in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, JBS® USA processes, prepares, packages and delivers fresh, further-processed and value-added beef, pork, lamb and poultry products for sale to customers in more than 105 countries on six continents. The company employs more than 78,000 team members and operates more than 100 facilities in the United States, Australia, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico.

MAKING YOUR

WORLD STRONGER

Where We Are

JBS® is a worldwide leader in animal protein production, with production facilities, sales offices, feedlots, distribution centers and transportation hubs at locations in your local neighborhood and around the world.

GLOBAL REACH

LOCAL VALUES

History

The story of JBS® began in 1953 in Brazil, when José Batista Sobrinho (whose initials now form the name of our company) started out processing less than five head of cattle per day. Through determination, discipline, simplicity, years of hard work and a few acquisitions along the way, JBS has grown from a small, family-owned business into the world’s leading provider of quality meat protein, leather and sustainable co-products.

Our Shared Journey

To Be The Best

Culture

Our mission at JBS® has remained the same for more than 60 years: to be the best in all that we do, providing superior products and services to our customers and the opportunity of a better future for all of our team members. The JBS mission and values guide our approach to business and empower our team to achieve great heights. These are not words on a piece of paper; they are the foundation of our company and our culture.

HUMILITY, DISCIPLINE,

PASSION, EXPERIENCE

Leadership

We believe our people set us apart from the competition. We have assembled a strong group of disciplined leaders who demonstrate fidelity to our mission and values, and have a passion for our industry and the people we serve. At JBS®, we know our people make the difference.

OUR BUSINESS

IS A PEOPLE BUSINESS