JBS comes to Beardstown

    On Oct. 31, JBS USA Pork took ownership of the Beardstown Pork Processing facility. JBS USA is the largest animal protein company in the world and the second-largest food company in the world. They are a leading processor of beef, pork and lamb in the U.S., a leading processor of beef in Canada, a leading processor of poultry and producer of consumer-ready products in the UK, a leading processor of beef, pork and poultry and producer of consumer-ready products in Brazil, a leading beef processor in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, a leading processor of beef and lamb and producer of consumer-ready products in Australia, and the largest cattle feeder in the world with operations in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. JBS is also a majority shareholder of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, the second-largest poultry company in the U.S., with operations in the U.S. and Mexico.

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