Content ID

334293

Meatpacker JBS to close U.S. plant-based foods business Planterra

CHICAGO, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The North American arm of Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA is closing its U.S. plant-based foods business Planterra Foods after about two years, the company said on Monday.

JBS will focus on its plant-based operations in Brazil and Europe, said Nikki Richardson, spokesperson for JBS USA. Those operations "continue to gain market share and expand their respective customer bases," she said.

Colorado-based Planterra sold plant-based food under the Ozo brand and in July said it was "the official plant-based protein" of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. (Reporting by Tom Polansek in Chicago; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

© Copyright Thomson Reuters 2022. Click For Restrictions - http://about.reuters.com/fulllegal.asp

Read more about
Loading...

Tip of the Day

Secure cords neatly with cow ID ankle straps

Cow ID ankle straps secure cords Cow ankle straps will hold or secure in place my rolled up ropes and drop cords. They are easy to put on, and, unlike cable ties, they’re... read more

Talk in Marketing

Most Recent Poll

Will you have enough on-farm storage for harvest?

I just want to see the responses
47% (23 votes)
Yes
35% (17 votes)
No, it’s going to be a bin-buster
8% (4 votes)
Maybe, depending on yields
6% (3 votes)
No, I am looking at new bins or temporary storage
4% (2 votes)
Total votes: 49
Thank you for voting.