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Aurora Alimentos

Headquarters: Chapecó, Brazil
No. of sows173,000
IndustriesHog production, broiler production, dairy, vegetable production, feed manufacturer, pork processor
DetailAurora Alimentos, Brazil's third-largest pork producer, consists of 12 affiliated Brazilian agricultural cooperatives that manufacture pork, poultry, dairy, pasta, vegetables and supplements for animal feed. In mid-2015, Aurora Alimentos announced its acquisition of the pork production and slaughter business of Chapecó Companhia Industrial de Alimentos at Chapecó in Santa Catarina. The company owns 173,000 sows and exports to about 70 countries worldwide. In addition to seven pig slaughterhouses, the company operates six poultry facilities and one dairy processing plant.