Tuesday, May 2, 2023
JBS USA announces new CEO
JBS USA announced that current chief executive officer Tim Schellpeper has decided to step down on May 1 with Wesley Batista Filho, who has over 13 years of experience in the company, to take over as CEO of JBS USA, Swineweb reported.
Thursday, April 20, 2023
JBS SA to pay US$235 million in beef price-fixing settlement
JBS SA has agreed to pay US$25 million to commercial beef purchasers, who accused JBS of conspiring with industry rivals to limit market supply in order to keep prices artificially high, XM News reported.
Monday, January 30, 2023
Cloudfarms, JBS Live Pork to further push production data management for US sow operations
Cloudfarms, a subsidiary of BASF SE, and JBS Live Pork, a subsidiary of JBS USA and one of the largest pork producers in North America, have started a collaboration to further advance production data management at sow operations in the Unit ...
Tuesday, December 27, 2022
JBS rises in CDP global sustainability ranking
JBS has improved its performance in the CDP 2022 Climate Change Report, the largest and most respected global platform for corporate sustainability information, the company said.
Friday, December 23, 2022
Farm group from Iowa state, US appeals to senators to stop JBS deal
An Iowa state advocacy group has appealed to US senators to stop an agreement allowing JBS, one of the biggest pork processors in the world, to buy large parts of TriOak Foods, a southeast Iowa swine supplier, Iowa News Service reported.
Friday, December 16, 2022
Audit finds 17% of cattle purchased by JBS comes from 'irregular' ranches
An audit by Brazilian federal prosecutors has found that nearly 17% of cattle purchased by major meatpacker JBS SA in Brazil's Para state in the Amazon rainforest allegedly came from 'irregular' ranches, such as illegal deforestation, Yahoo ...
Monday, November 21, 2022
JBS expects strong dividends from diversification into animal proteins, regions
JBS's diversification into different regions and animal proteins will play strong dividends, as the United States faces a reduction in beef production due to the effects of drought and higher inflation sets in some parts of the world, the c ...
Saturday, October 8, 2022
JBS to shut down plant-based business in the US
Major Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA announced that it will shut down Planterra Foods, its US plant-based food business after about two years, signalling rising issues in the plant-based protein industry where sales are flattening, Reuters rep ...
Thursday, September 22, 2022
JBS hires global sustainability chief
JBS SA, the biggest meat company in the world, said they have hired Jason Weller as their first global chief sustainability officer, as the company aims to hit their goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040, Bloomberg reported.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
JBS to pay US$20 million for US pork price inflation lawsuit
JBS has agreed to pay US$20 million to settle a lawsuit with US consumers that accused the giant meat producer of conspiring with other meat companies to inflate the price of pork.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
JBS Australia sees better financial results in Q2
JBS Australia recorded improved financial results in the second quarter ended June 30.
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Seven JBS USA subsidiaries implement pandemic response plans
Subsidiaries of major meatpacker JBS USA have agreed to implement pandemic response plans at seven US plants, following a US congressional study revealing that the meat sector mostly failed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among workers, R ...
Monday, May 16, 2022
JBS says COVID-19 lockdowns in China will not affect meat demand
Major Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA said COVID-19 related lockdowns in China will not affect demand for JBS meat products in the country, despite the lockdowns resulting in logistics issues, Reuters reported.
Friday, May 13, 2022
JBS posts Q1 profit of nearly US$1 billion
Major Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA posted a Q1 profit of BRL 5.14 billion (~US$1 billion; BRL 1 = US$0.19), a 151% increase, surpassing projections thanks to its strong US business, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
JBS Food Canada in agreement with TrustBIX to grow sustainable beef production
TrustBIX Inc. announced the signing of a master services agreement with JBS Food Canada ULC on April 28.

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