We are one of the leaders in the production and sale of fresh beef and its byproducts, live cattle exports and beef processing in South America.
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Minerva Foods daily invests in the modernization of its industrial units, makes strategic acquisitions, maintains a broad and customized portfolio of quality products and has an integrated and efficient distribution logistics.
In Brazil, through its 10 meatpacking plants and 01 processing plant, the Company offers healthy and nutritious food products that are sold to customers around the world through its 09 distribution centers and 16 international offices.
Slaughter and deboning plants, processing units and distribution centers located in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay and Uruguay make up Athena Foods, a subsidiary of Minerva S/A, which was born a leader in the global exports of South American beef.
Commitment to the sustainable future of the planet’s food supply.
Sustainability, Innovation, Recognition, Commitment and Results Orientation.
The year marks the inauguration of Minerva Dawn Farms; the start of the deboning plant operations in the city of Rolim de Moura, in the state of Rondônia; and the inauguration of one distribution center in the city of Viana, in the state of Espírito Santo, and another in the city of Itajaí, in the state of Santa Catarina.
Minerva Leather, the Company’s leather division, is inaugurated in the city of Barretos, in the state of São Paulo; the first unit (Frigorífico Pul) is acquired in Uruguay; and a distribution center is inaugurated in the city of Belo Horizonte, in the state of Minas Gerais.
An agreement to acquire the BRF plants in the cities of Várzea Grande and Mirassol d’Oeste, in the state of Mato Grosso, is executed. We take full control of Minerva Dawn Farms (currently called Minerva Fine Foods) and inaugurate two distribution centers, one in the city of Uberlândia, in the state of Minas Gerais, and another in the city of Fortaleza, in the state of Ceará.
We inaugurate two new distribution centers in Latin America, located in the cities of Santiago (Chile) and Bogotá (Colombia), and acquire IMTP, a trading company based in Australia (later named Minerva Foods Asia), and INTERMEAT, in the city of Barueri, in the state of São Paulo. We also found Minerva Energia, an energy trade company.
The Company celebrates 25 years of operations, acquires 9 meatpacking plants in South America, 3 of which in Paraguay, 1 in Uruguay and 5 in Argentina, where Minerva also acquires 2 beef processing plants and 1 distribution center, reaching a significant milepost in its history of acquisitions.
We found Minerva Foods Europe in England and set up a new international office in Singapore. Still this year, Minerva Foods celebrates its 10th anniversary as a publicly held company listed on the Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuro de São Paulo (BM&FBovespa) and is elected the 2016 Agribusiness Company by the “Melhores & Maiores” yearbook of the EXAME magazine.
With the creation of Athena Foods, a Chilean company fully controlled by Minerva S/A and comprised of Argentinian, Chilean, Colombian, Paraguayan and Uruguayan operations, Minerva Foods expands its international presence. We also inaugurate new company buildings in the city of Barreto, in the state of São Paulo.