RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The data from the Livestock Production Statistics, from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), are also confirmed by the Union of Poultry Products Industries of the State of Paraná (Sindiavipar), whose member industries were responsible for the slaughter of 1.95 billion birds last year, 4.5% more than in 2019, when 1.87 billion animals were slaughtered.
The entity represents 45 slaughterhouses and hatcheries in Paraná.
Even with the pandemic, which required adaptations and investments in the sector, producers celebrate last year's good result.
"The food sector in Brazil proved that it . . .