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2020 Key Facts and Figures


of our U.S., Canadian, European and Australian fresh processing facilities are Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) certified


of our food products adhere to federal labeling requirements


countries on six continents are served by JBS USA


global Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) team members

Aligning to the SDGs

For the past decade, JBS USA has produced safe, nutritious, healthy, high-quality food products that are enjoyed by consumers around the globe. Our commitment to excellence begins with exceptional quality control standards that are embedded throughout our operations. JBS USA’s primary distribution channels are through retailers, foodservice distributors and restaurants, as well as exports to customers around the globe.

We are proud to provide our customers and consumers with choices that meet their nutritional needs and ethical expectations. From traditional, antibiotic-free and organic products to customized and consumer-ready prepared foods, we employ the same high standards of excellence to guarantee a safe and quality eating experience.

Fueled by consumer insights and market research, we continue to invest in the innovation and diversity of our product offerings. Our product portfolio is closely aligned with consumer trends and needs, and we continue to explore new products and packaging solutions, while maintaining the high-quality standards that our consumers have come to expect and enjoy.

Our 2020 Stories

Learn more about how we’re making food safety, quality and transparency a priority for our customers and consumers.

Global Food Saftey and Quality Assurance Team Meeting


Al Almanza, Global Head of FSQA, brought FSQA leaders from around the world to São Paulo, Brazil, Sept. 24-26, 2019, to share best practices and lessons learned, improve collaboration, and define needs and issues within the FSQA teams that should be addressed globally. During the event, Gilberto Tomazoni, Global CEO, and Wesley Batista Filho, President…

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Center of Innovation & Technology for Excellence

JBS USA and Pilgrim's

In pursuit of our mission to be the best and to arm our team members with data-driven insights and services, JBS USA has created the Center of Innovation & Technology for Excellence (“CITE”). This initiative is an example of the company’s commitment to embrace new tools and technologies that would have an impact on our…

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King Island Beef Launches Traceability Program

JBS Australia Southern

In a first for a large-scale brand in the Australian beef industry, JBS Australia has announced a paddock-to-primals traceability system for King Island Beef as part of the relaunch of its highly regarded brand King Island Beef. At an exclusive field day on King Island in late October 2019, cattle producers, suppliers and distributors, and…

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Large Business of the Year

Nacogdoches, TX, Poultry Complex

In 2019, our Pilgrim’s Nacogdoches team received the 2019 Large Business of the Year Award from the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber described the Nacogdoches Complex as a “powerhouse employer in the community,” employing more than 1,500 team members with a $62 million annual payroll. The processing facility was built in the 1970s…

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