Marfrig Global Foods S.A., through its subsidiaries, operates in the food and food service industries in Brazil, the United States, Uruguay, and Argentina. It produces, processes, distributes, and sells animal-based proteins, such as beef, lamb, and fish, as well as plant-based proteins; and various other food products, including frozen vegetables, sheep, fish, and sauces. The company also engages in energy trading and associated, leasing transportation, and leather processing services. It sells and exports its products to restaurant and supermarket chains, and homes in approximately 100 countries. The company was formerly known as Marfrig Alimentos S.A. and changed its name to Marfrig Global Foods S.A. in January 2014. Marfrig Global Foods S.A. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil.