Friday, July 10, 2020

JBS will invest R$ 91 million to build fertilizer plant in SP

JBS, through its New Business unit, began construction of a fertilizer plant in Guaiçara (SP), with an investment of R$ 91 million and expected completion within a year, the company said on Thursday.
The venture will make JBS the first food company in the country to use organic waste generated in its refrigerators for fertilizer production, the statement said.
"With this, we will start to operate in the agricultural market," Said In a statement, the president of JBS Novos Negócios, Nelson Dalcanale.
According to the director of the company's fertilizer unit, Susana Martins Carvalho, the product will be supplied to some of the main agricultural commodities, such as soybeans, corn, coffee and cotton, as well as fruits and vegetables.
"Our industrial process is highly technological and will add high value to fertilizers," she also said in a statement, noting that about 75% of fertilizers used in Brazil are imported.
The Guaiçara plant will have 51,000 m² and 150 direct employees when it is in operation.
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