JBS® USA, as a major participant in the U.S. business market, actively contributes to the financial health of the communities where we live and work. We maintain outstanding bonds and finance facilities that support our U.S. enterprise. The JBS USA financials are available for review by qualified institutional buyers.
JBS USA is one of the world’s largest beef and pork processing companies and a subsidiary of the publicly-listed, Brazilian-based company, JBS SA, which is traded on the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange, in the Novo Mercado segment, under the ticker JBSS3.
In terms of daily slaughtering capacity, JBS USA is among the leading beef and pork processors in the United States and we are the number one processor of beef and lamb in Australia. We own and operate the largest feedlot business in the United States. We process, package and deliver fresh, processed and value-added beef, pork and lamb products to customers in over 80 countries on six continents. Our operations supply fresh meat products, processed meat products and value-added meat products. Fresh meat products include refrigerated beef and pork processed to standard industry specifications and sold primarily in boxed form. Our processed meat offerings, which include beef and pork products, are cut, ground and packaged to meet customer specifications. Our value-added products include moisture-enhanced, seasoned, breaded, marinated and consumer-ready products.
We sell our products primarily to retail customers, such as grocery store chains, wholesale clubs and other retail distributors and foodservice customers (such as foodservice distributors, further processors and chain restaurants). We also produce and sell by-products derived from our meat processing operations, such as hides and variety meats, to customers in the clothing, pet food and automotive industries, among others.
Our business operations are organized into two segments:
- Beef, through which we conduct our domestic beef processing business and our international beef, lamb and sheep processing businesses in Australia; and
- Pork, through which we conduct our domestic pork and lamb processing business.
JBS® USA Holdings Inc.
JBS USA, is a wholly owned subsidiary of JBS USA Holdings, Inc.
JBS USA Holdings, Inc. holds a 78.5% controlling interest in Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, one of the largest chicken-producing companies in the world and owns JBS Food Canada, which includes a beef processing facility and cattle feedyard in Brooks, Alberta, Canada.
Pilgrim's Pride is publicly listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the ticker PPC.