SÃO PAULO — Global food company BRF S.A. announced that its production facility in Chapecó, Brazil, is now authorized to export turkey to Mexico. On Sept. 16, the National Service of Health, Safety and Agrifood Quality (Senasica) issued the clearance.

The Chapecó facility is only the second BRF location qualified to export turkey to Mexico. In 2021, Mexico began importing turkey from the Francisco Beltrão, Brazil, unit.

“The new authorization brings flexibility to track the market oscillations and agility to capture the best opportunities,” BRF said.

BRF operates 35 production facilities and 20 distribution centers in Brazil, employs over 88,000 people.