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20/04/2020 15h00

BRF DONATES FOOD KITS TO HEALTH PROFESSIONALS INVOLVED IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS IN SÃO PAULO

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 BRF, one of the largest food companies in the world, starts donating food kits to health professionals working to combat the novel coronavirus in the city of São Paulo. The action is part of the BRL 50 million announced by BRF in donations in food, medical supplies and support for research and social development funds, to contribute to efforts to combat the effects of the pandemic. 9,700 parcels of products will be delivered per month to employees of the Municipal Hospital M’Boi Mirim – Dr. Moysés Deutsch and Hospital Municipal Vila Santa Catarina - Dr. Gilson de Cássia Marques de Carvalho, who attend the public health network, the Municipal Campaign Hospital of Pacaembu, inaugurated on April 6, and the Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein. The goal is to support and facilitate the lives of these teams with a line of frozen foods, which can be prepared in a practical and fast way in their homes, facilitating daily life with their families. 

In all, BRF's donation initiatives will include hospitals, social assistance organizations, food banks and health professionals in the states and municipalities in which the company operates. In hospital institutions alone, donations should favor more than 15,000 people/day for the next three months. As a global company, the Company will extend this initiative to countries where it has production units such as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

About BRF
The world's largest global poultry exporter, BRF is present in about 140 countries and owns iconic brands such as Sadia, Perdigão and Qualy. Its purpose is to offer quality food that is increasingly tasty and practical, to people all over the world, through the sustainable management of a living, long and complex chain, which provides a better life for everyone, from the countryside to the table Based on fundamental commitments to safety, quality and integrity, the Company bases its strategy on a long-term vision and aims to generate value for its more than 90,000 employees worldwide, more than 250,000 clients, approximately 11,000 member producers in Brazil, all of its shareholders, and for society. BRF has 34 industrial complexes in Brazil in 10 states, in addition to 5 other factories outside the country. It has around 14,000 drivers and 45 distribution centers that ensure that food reaches its more than 250,000 clients and millions of consumers.