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BRF Makes Donations in Lucas Do Rio Verde

Company donates food, PPE and tests to combat the effects of Coronavirus


The city of Lucas do Rio Verde (MT) is receiving donations from BRF, one of the largest food companies in the world, to help fight the Coronavirus. The company is providing 3.5 tonnes of food, 4,000 items of PPE, including gloves, aprons, masks and glasses, and 500 diagnostic tests for COVID-19. The Municipal Health Post, the São Lucas Hospital and the Lucas do Rio Verde City Hall will benefit.

The action is part of the R $ 50 million announced, at the beginning of April, by BRF in donations in food, medical supplies and support for research and social development funds, to contribute to efforts to combat the effects of the pandemic. The initiative will reach hospitals, social assistance organizations and health professionals in the states and municipalities where the company operates.

In all, in hospital institutions alone, including field hospitals, donations should favor more than 15,000 people / day, through about 2.5 million meals over the next three months. As a global company, the Company will extend this initiative to countries where it has production units, such as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

About BRF

The world’s largest global chicken exporter, BRF is present in about 140 countries and owns iconic brands such as Sadia, Perdigão and Qualy. Its purpose is to offer quality food that is increasingly tasty and practical, to people all over the world, through the sustainable management of a living, long and complex chain, which provides a better life for everyone, from the countryside to the table. Guided by the fundamental commitments of safety, quality and integrity The Company bases its strategy on a long-term vision and aims to generate value for its more than 90 thousand employees in the world, more than 250 thousand customers, approximately 11 thousand integrated producers in Brazil, all its shareholders and society.

BRF has 34 industrial complexes in Brazil in 10 states, in addition to another 5 factories outside the country. It has about 14,000 drivers and 45 distribution centers that ensure that food reaches its more than 250,000 customers and millions of consumers.

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