Press Release

 

CTA Continental , a company inserted in the three Southern Brazilian states and present in its communities declares that, as the World Health Organization (WHO) classified the disease caused by the new CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) as pandemic on March 11th, the company has been acting strongly and following all recommendations provided by health authorities at federal, state and municipal levels since the beginning of the matter.


Our Crisis Committee follows and discusses the evolution of the matter on a daily basis. Even though all well-known practices to fight the virus were applied, in addition to more restrictive measures in order to protect our employees in and outside of our premises, the company has decided the following:


- Santa Catarina and Parana buying stations will stop their operations at the end of today.

- Hand Strip operation also to stop today.

- Buying and processing at HQ to stop operations on March 24th.


A reduced number of employees shall be maintained in certain activities deemed necessary at this time.


As to our integrated growers, we will continue with the contracting process for the 2020/2021 season.


This measure is to be applied for an undetermined length of time.


CTA Continental appreciates the understanding of our employees, suppliers and customers.


Board of Directors



Venâncio Aires, March 20th, 2020