JBS was started in Brazil and has slowly grown into a multinational company. Operating in Canada United states, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Australia. JBS USA is a leading animal protein producer and exporter with a leading position as a beef and lamb producer in the U.S. and Australia. They are also a relevant producer of pork in the U.S. and a leading chicken producer in the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico. Worldwide they are the largest animal protein processor with 140 production facilities. JBS’s global, diversified, low-cost production platform is the foundation for a variety of our products including food, leather, pet products and biodiesel. There is a growing demand for meat in the world. The demand for meat in the world has tripled in the last four decades and increased by 20 present in the last 10years. Meanwhile in the industrial countries are consuming nearly double the quantity consumed in developing. Today the meat industry in dealing more and with the issues facing the environment. Therefore in order for companies to reduce the wastes during meat production, there is a growing need for innovation and new technologies. These new inventions would help with making healthier products, recycling and waste management.
Pork is the most widely consumed meat in the world, followed by poultry, beef, and mutton.
Poultry production is the fastest growing meat sector, increasing 4.7 percent in 2010 to 98 million tons.
Worldwide, per capita meat consumption increased from 41.3 kilograms in 2009 to 41.9 kilograms in 2010. People In the developing world eat 32 kilograms of meat a year on average, compared to 80 kilograms per person in the industrial world.
Of the 880 million rural poor people living on less than $1 per day, 70 percent are partially or completely dependent on livestock for their