BRF begins transfer of assets to Marfrig
Marfrig and BRF - Brasil Foods – have announced the beginning of the asset swap they agreed on March 20, 2012 by which BRF will transfer to Marfrig industrial units in Duque de Caxias (Ro de Janeiro) and Lajes (Santa Catarina) and distribution centers in Salvador (Bahia), Campinas (São Paulo), Brasília (Federal District) and Pinhais (Pará).
Approximately 3,800 employees have been absorbed and the information systems and processes have been connected to the production management system at Seara Foods. At a Special Meeting held on May 31, Quickfood shareholders unanimously approved the segregation of certain assets not part of the swap, making Quickfood free for transfer to BRF.
In addition, since June 1, 2012, Quickfood has been managed by BRF, with totally separate information systems. The companies will keep the market informed of each new step taken.
Information provided by BRF