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Notice to the Market

Minerva S.A. ("Minerva" or "Company"), leading company in South America in the export of beef, hereby informs its shareholders and the general market that the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), was notified by the United States Department Agriculture (USDA), regarding the authorization to export Brazilian fresh beef to the United States.

According to USDA data, the United States are the second largest beef importer worldwide, with approximately 1,390 tons cwt imported in 2019, being Australia one of its main suppliers, with a 24% share of United States total imports in 2019.

The Company was granted authorization to export to United States through 5 plants in Brazil, with total capacity of 6,040 head/day. It’s important to highlight that, currently, Minerva access the US beef market from its operations in Uruguay and Argentina.

The approval to export Brazilian beef to the United States represents a very important achievement to local producers and may unlock new opportunities on countries with similar sanitary requirements, improving Brazilian exports capillarity in the global market.

The Company commits to maintain the shareholders and market in general informed about the course of this matter.

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