A new survey highlights that 95% of the largest retailers in Brazil and 92% of slaughterhouses do not demonstrate that they have chain control.
A new survey highlights that 95% of the largest retailers in Brazil and 92% of slaughterhouses in the Brazilian Amazon have very low control over their livestock chain. Created by the Radar Verde index, this information reflects the Level of Public Transparency, which results from the assessment of companies’ public data on their websites. In 2023, the survey identified 132 slaughterhouses in the Brazilian Amazon and 69 potential retailers that purchase beef in the region.
In this indicator, the slaughterhouse Marfrig and the retailer Grupo Pão de Açúcar (GPA) are the only ones that demonstrated that they have an intermediate level of chain control, according to the score category performed by Radar Verde.
The 132 slaughterhouses were identified in State Inspection Service (SIE) and Federal Inspection Service (SIF) records operating in the Brazilian Amazon. As for the nine supermarkets, 50 correspond to the largest retail chains, according to the Brazilian Supermarkets Association (Abras) revenue ranking, and 19 of them are the largest supermarkets in the states of the Brazilian Amazon. To evaluate these companies, Radar Verde adopted three indicators in 2023:
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