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May 15, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Apr 29, 2014, 17:47 ET

BRF reports 7.1% growth in first quarter EBITDA

BRF ended the first quarter of 2014 with a growth of 7.1% in EBITDA at R$ 861 million compared with the same period in 2013. Free cash flow...

Feb 27, 2014, 17:57 ET

BRF income grows 38% in 2013

BRF closed 2013 with net profit of R$ 1.1 billion, 38% higher than in 2012. Adjusted EBITDA totaled R$ 3.6 billion, increase of 35.3%, with...

Dec 19, 2013, 17:04 ET

BRF - Announcement to the Market

BRF's Board of Directors approved this Thursday (December 19), Augusto Ribeiro Jr.'s appointment as Vice-President of Finance, Administration and...

Nov 14, 2013, 16:25 ET
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Pedro Faria Appointed to the Position of CEO - International of BRF

Pedro de Andrade Faria has been appointed to the position of company CEO - International, reporting directly to Claudio Galeazzi, Global CEO. Mr....

Nov 01, 2013, 18:18 ET
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BRF: Announcement to the Market

In accordance with article 157, clause 4, of Act No 6.404, of December 15, 1976, as amended ("S.A. Act"), and article 2 of the Brazilian...

Oct 28, 2013, 07:00 ET
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BRF Reports a 3rd Quarter 216% Rise in Net Income

RF reported a third quarter 2013 net income of R$ 287 million, an increase of 216% in relation to 3Q12.  Net margin showed a 2.5 percentage...

Oct 25, 2013, 11:21 ET
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BRF to Host Investor Day in New York and London

BRF – "Brasil Foods" or "the Company" (NYSE: BRFS; Sao Paulo:  BRFS3) will host an Investor Breakfast at the New York Palace (455...

Aug 30, 2013, 18:46 ET

BRF - Material Fact

In compliance with the provisions in paragraph 4 of Article 157 of Law 6,404, of December 15, 1976, and item XV of the sole paragraph of Article 2...

Aug 14, 2013, 08:43 ET

BRF Discloses Material Fact

In April BRF's management initiated work on identifying opportunities for adding value to the Company. As a result, the Board has approved the...

Jul 29, 2013, 09:37 ET

BRF's Second Quarter Results: Net Sales Surpasses R$ 7.5 billion

BRF's second quarter 2013 net sales were R$ 7.5 billion, a growth of 10% compared with the same period in 2012. Adjusted EBITDA reached R$ 910...

Jul 11, 2013, 17:50 ET

BRF is First to Export to Japan

BRF will be the first Brazilian company to make a pork shipment to Japan. This initial shipment will leave Itajai port this Sunday (07/14) and will...

Jun 20, 2013, 17:26 ET

BRF unveils research center in upstate Sao Paulo

BRF today unveiled the BRF Innovation Center in Jundiai (SP), a research center equipped with modern laboratories, experimental kitchens and...

Jun 20, 2013, 10:35 ET

BRF Announces Final Results of Previously Announced Exchange Offers

 BRF S.A. ("BRF") announced the final results of the previously announced offers by its subsidiary Sadia Overseas Ltd. ("Sadia Overseas") to...

Jun 18, 2013, 18:04 ET

BRF S.A. - Notice to Shareholders

The Board of Directors, in a meeting held on June 18, 2013, approved the distribution of interest on own capital to shareholders at the rate of...

Jun 05, 2013, 09:08 ET

BRF Announces Extension of Deadline to Receive Early Participation Payment in Its Previously Announced Exchange Offers

  BRF S.A. ("BRF") announced today that its subsidiary Sadia Overseas Ltd. ("Sadia Overseas") has extended the deadline for Eligible Holders...

May 20, 2013, 12:33 ET

BRF S.A.: Announcement to the Market

BRF S.A. ("BRF") announced the commencement of an offer by its subsidiary Sadia Overseas Ltd. ("Sadia Overseas") to eligible holders (the "Exchange...

May 15, 2013, 21:10 ET

BRF S.A.: Announcement to the Market

BRF S.A. ("BRF" - BM&FBovespa: BRFS3; NYSE: BRFS) announces that today it priced international offerings of (i) 10 (ten) year bonds in the...