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BRF Ingredients Participates in Biggest Segment Fair

Research and Development Team of the business unit that belongs to BRF, participates in three lectures at Fi South America (FISA), the only event in the region focused on food ingredients.


Research and Development Specialists at BRF Ingredients, the BRF business unit responsible for providing Food Ingredients and Health and Wellness solutions, are part of the Fi South America lecture schedule, the region’s only event focused on food ingredients, which takes place in São Paulo, between August 20 and 22. On the occasion, the functionalities of soy proteins in foods, the application of bioactive peptides by industry and the nutraceutical use of chondroitin sulfate allied to human food will be presented.

In addition to the lectures, BRF will have a stand with 73.5m² to present its products and solutions to visitors. Highlights will be the natural flavors, soy proteins, vegetable oils and fats, breading flour and chondroitin sulfate. Last year, the fair received about 9,000 professionals from 45 countries. Thus, the event is considered by the company as a great opportunity to strengthen the relationship with the public and seek new customers.

“Participating in FiSA is an opportunity to expand our global footprint and develop the Food Ingredients and Health and Wellness business, one of BRF’s priorities for years to come. Here we will have the opportunity to introduce our product range as well as the high technology we apply to turn inputs into innovative solutions for the industry, ”says Gabriela Dal Vesco, Marketing & Innovation Manager at BRF Ingredients.


Day 20 - Functionality of soy protein in food

Luisa Gené, R&D expert talks about the influence of physical, chemical and molecular interactions on the solubility, emulsification, fiber formation, texture, hydration and water retention capacity of soy proteins.

Day 21 - Bioactive Peptides - Production, Characterization and Industry Applications

Thaís Andrade, Sr. R&D Engineer, explains how bioactive peptides are defined as specific sequences of amino acids with low molecular weight and specific biological activity in the body.

Day 22 - Nutraceutical Use of Chondroitin Sulfate Allied to Human Food

Alejandro Chiocconi, BOSS R&D consultant for BRF ingredients, will discuss how sodium chondroitin sulfate is a natural substance in cartilage that makes up and protects the joints of humans, mammals and birds (bristles, cows and chickens).


Venue: Transamerica Expo Center.

Dates and Times: August 20-22. 13:00 to 20:00

Event: FiSA - Food Ingredients South America

BRF Booth: 6-30

Free admission , accreditation can be done through the FiSAwebsite.


The first factory of BRF Ingredients was inaugurated in 2017, in Concórdia, Santa Catarina. With a contribution of R $ 25 million, the unit has an innovative production process, which uses raw material from other activities performed by the company itself, such as viscera and feathers. In addition to the animal nutrition and food ingredients portfolio, the unit provides solutions for plant nutrition and health and wellness fronts. Currently, the portfolio of BRF Ingredients is traded in countries in the Americas, Africa and Asia.

About BRF

With a broad portfolio of well-known products and brands such as Sadia, Perdigão and Qualy, BRF has over 90,000 employees committed to the management, quality and innovation of food production. With presence in more than 140 countries, the company is internationally recognized for its performance based on growth and sustainable development. With a history of over 80 years, it produces foods that are a source of strength to get life moving every day for the largest number of people in the world.

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