SAO PAULO, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Brazilian food processor BRF SA has resumed pork exports to Russia from four plants that had been banned from selling to the country, the company said in a document sent to Russia’s regulator. values late on Wednesday.
The plants are located in the cities of Lucas do Rio Verde and Rio Verde, in Brazil’s central-western region, and in the southern cities of Campos Novos and Lajeado, the company said in the statement.
The resumption of Russian imports from the largest Brazilian meat producers will boost Brazil’s pork exports by 20,000 tonnes this year to 640,000 tonnes in total, said Brazilian meat industry group ABPA.
(Reporting by Tatiana Bautzer. Edited in Spanish by Marion Giraldo)