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Minerva Foods (Minerva) is one of South America's largest exporters of fresh beef, its by-products and live cattles. The company operates 32 industrial units, 12 commercial offices and 13 distribution centers, and exports to over 100 countries in five continents. The slaughter and deboning plants, processing units and distribution centres located in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay and Uruguay are largely operated by Chilean-based subsidiary Athena Foods. In 2022, Minerva foods increased its presence in the British market through an exclusive partnership with Hilton Food Solutions, and its presence in Australia through the acquisition of the Australian Lamb Company via a joint venture with SALIC.

Ranking position
#107 /350
Total score
23.1 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 23.8 /100 #155


#1 26.4 /100 #97


#1 12.2 /100 #156

Social inclusion

#1 30.6 /100 #80
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Animal proteins #18
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #78

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  1. 2021

More about the company

Barretos, Brazil
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Publicly listed
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