Over 25 years of history throughout the world.

Being global is part of who we are. So is having a multicultural team. Discover a little more about the growth of PMI Foods.




PMI Foods operates in the international food market, supplying demands on 6 continents. Our offices are located in several countries of the Americas, Asia, Europe, Africa and Oceania.

Our business is segmented into distinct and complementary platforms. PMI Global Solutions caters to the international commodity market. PMI Distribution which is characterized by local contact and food distribution for specific markets. PMI Food Service focuses on personalized supply, based on the specific needs of each customer.


To create solutions in the global food market that add value to both customers and suppliers, and to provide sustainability and development for the company and its employees. 


To be the standard of excellence in every market we serve.


  • Integrity
  • Dedication
  • Creativity
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Passion


16 local operations with offices on 6 continents
More than 400 employees worldwide.
25+ years of experience.
Products sold in more than 60 countries.
Products sourced from more than 50 countries.


Building on more than two decades of proven business success, PMI Foods was established as a strategic international partnership between Parker International (United States) and Brazilian Meridional Meat (Brazil).


  • 1992

    Parker International, Salt Lake City, USA. is founded.

  • 1995

    Meridional Meat Importação e Exportação de Alimentos Ltda, in Porto Alegre, Brazil is founded in December 1995.

  • 2000

    With the success of the partnership between Parker International and Meridional Meat, the companies opened the first joint office in Guangzhou , China, (Parker International U.S.A. Guangzhou Representative Office).

  • 2004

    In order to expand the supply chain, Parker-Migliorini International Argentina was opened in Mar del Plata, Argentina.

  • 2006

    Expanding business in Asia, Parker International China Company Limited begins operations in Hong Kong.

  • 2009

    Opening of Parker Migliorini Food Trading (Shanghai) Company Ltd. in Shanghai, China. Further, in order to strengthen its presence in the market, Parker International and Meridional Meat decide to adopt a unique brand, covering the two companies and consolidating the performance of both in the market. Thus, the trademark PMI (Parker Migliorini International) is born.

  • 2010

    Parker-Migliorini International GmbH is founded in Baar, Switzerland. In Asia, PMI (Hong Kong) Food Services Limited begins operations, focusing on the distribution market.

  • 2013

    Parker-Migliorini Food Trading (Beijing) Company Ltd. opens in Beijing, China, consolidating the company's operations in the Chinese market. With the expansion of the company, Parker-Migliorini International Bulgaria EOOD begins operations in Sofia, Bulgaria.

  • 2014

    Parker-Migliorini International (Guangzhou) Food Service Limited begins activities in Guangzhou city, serving the food service market. Further, the company transforms its brand, incorporating the word "Foods", to include this specific segment of the business. Thus, the company's corporate brand becomes PMI Foods. Also in 2014, the company segments its business into three distinct brands: PMI Global Solutions, PMI Distribution and PMI Food Service.

  • 2015

    In order to better serve the markets throughout the world, PMI Foods formed Parker-Migliorini International Australia Pty Ltd., located in Sydney, Australia, to serve the Oceania market.

  • 2016

    In 2016, the company begins its formal expansion into the Middle East and Africa. In early 2016, Parker-Migliorini International GmbH opens a branch office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to serve the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. In August, Parker-Migliorini International Benin S.a.r.l (PMI Foods Benin) is founded in Cotonou, Benin to serve the West African market. Later that year, Parker Migliorini International South Africa (Pty) Ltd. was organized in Johannesburg.

  • 2017

    PMI Foods continues to explore new markets, expanding operations in Asia with the formation of Parker-Migliorini International Japan GK in Tokyo, Japan. Later in 2017, the Food Service platform begins operations in Brazil with the rollout of new corporate entities in Arapongas and Canoas.

  • 2019

    Continuing the expansion of the PMI Food Service in China, three new offices were opened in the cities of Shenzhen, Chengdu and Shanghai, specifically targeting each market.


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