Porcão Churrascaria Faces Legal Difficulties

By Benjamin Parkin, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Churrasco (Brazilian barbeque) lovers will be alarmed to hear that Churrascaria Porcão, one of Rio’s most famous barbeque restaurant names, is going through tough times. Brasil Foodservices Group (BFG), controlling shareholders of the restaurant, are facing 38 lawsuits and being threatened with confiscation of the brand Porcão after failing to repay debts.

The brand could be taken away as a Rio court has ruled that it be offered as security for a . . .

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