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JBS confirmed it's position as the largest Food Group in Brazil in 2007
JBS S.A.
CNPJ nº 02.916.265/0001-60
NIRE 35.300.330.587
Authorized Capital Publicly Held Company
NOTICE TO THE MARKET
JBS confirmed it's position as the largest Food Group in Brazil in 2007
JBS is proud to announce that, in accordance with the Annual Report issued by the Valor Econômico today, it is the largest Food Group in Brazil,
a position held for the first time by a Group of Brazilian origin. Within the Groups in the Industrial Sector, JBS had the largest growth increasing
210.1% year on year.
About JBS S.A.
JBS S.A. is currently the world's largest beef producer and exporter with a daily slaughtering capacity of 65.2 thousand heads of cattle and the
largest global exporter of processed beef. The company's operations include 22 plants located in 9 Brazilian states and 6 plants located in 4
argentine provinces, in addition to 18 plants in the USA, 10 in Australia and 8 in Italy. Additionally, JBS S.A. is the third largest pork producer in the
USA, with a slaughtering capacity of 47.9 thousand heads per day. JBS has feedlot operations in the US, Australia, Brazil and Italy, amounting to
18 units. Its brands which includes "Friboi", "Swift", "Maturatta", "Cabaña las Lilas", "Organic Beef Friboi", "Anglo", "Mouran", "Plata", "Inalca",
"Montana" and "Ibise" are widely recognized as symbols of quality. More information about JBS S.A. is available at www.jbs.com.br/ir/.
São Paulo, December 16th, 2008.
Jeremiah O'Callaghan
Investors Relations Director