BRF expands cheese production in Rio Grande do Sul
Eyeing a market worth R$ 7 billion a year, BRF - Brasil Foods – has decided to increase cheese production at its unit in Ijuí (Rio Grande do Sul) by 30%, to 1,300 tons a month. "To do so, the company will start a third shift, with 30 new employees," says vice president of the dairy unit at BRF, Fábio Medeiros.
In all, BRF has four cheese units in Brazil, in Três de Maio (Rio Grande do Sul), Itumbiara (Goiás), Terenos (Mato Grosso do Sul) and Ijuí (Rio Grande do Sul).
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