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Highlight at SIAL Innovation Pavilion: Brazilian Farmers on Commercial Mission in China

The Agro.BR Project, an initiative by the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) in partnership with ApexBrasil, led a commercial mission to China from late May to early June 2024. The delegation, comprising rural entrepreneurs, focused primarily on SIAL Shanghai, China’s largest agri-food fair. This mission aimed to promote Brazilian products, create business opportunities, and exchange […]



One state, one nation

Ever since Adam Smith, we have known the significance of economic production and trade for the prosperity of nations. The math is very simple: the more one produces and trades what one is competitive in, the better the living standards of that society. If we look through lenses other than the economic one, we will […]



In each emerging food trend, Brazilian farmers find a doorway to opportunity

In the dynamic landscape of culinary preferences and dietary habits, food trends emerge and evolve, influencing not only what we eat but also shaping opportunities within the agribusiness sector. From the rise of plant-based diets to the resurgence of ancient grains, almost every food trend serves as a window of opportunity for agricultural producers, processors, […]



Brazilian Farmers at the Bonn Climate Change Conference

The Bonn Climate Change Conference represents the heart of debates on solutions to the global environmental challenges we face today. Held annually, the conference gathers negotiators from countries around the world to discuss policies and actions related to tackling climate change. This year, CNA’s Technical Advisor, Amanda Roza, and CNA’s Sustainability Consultant, Rodrigo Lima, are […]



Brazil at the Forefront of the Global Cocoa Industry

Brazilian cocoa production is a remarkable example of innovation and sustainability in the agricultural industry. Currently established on forest-based production systems, such as “cabruca” and agroforestry systems (SAFs), it not only enhances the quality of cocoa beans but also preserves valuable areas of planted forests. In recent years, Brazil has witnessed significant advancements in cocoa […]



Brazilian Farmers innovate: Turning banana peels into bioplastic film

A recent study led by the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA) and the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) has pioneered a groundbreaking method to transform banana peels into bioplastic films. This research offers significant insights into sustainable packaging solutions and highlights the potential of Brazilian agricultural innovation. Given this context, it is crucial to […]



Brazilian Farmers at Canada’s SIAL Fair

Earlier this month, Brazilian farmers took part in a trade mission to Canada, aiming to expand their presence in international markets. Organized by the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) in partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (ApexBrasil), the mission focused on showcasing Brazilian agricultural products at SIAL Canada, the country’s […]



Cultivating Excellence: The Significance of Technical Assistance in Obtaining International Markets for Brazilian Agribusiness

Brazil stands out as a giant actor in food production and export, but this renown is mostly linked to agricultural commodities, which are essential raw materials in several industries. This position has been accomplished through plenty of research and development of new production techniques in tropical climates and related technologies. However, we might ask: how […]



Agro.BR Business Zone: check out the first results on our innovative platform

Launched in February, the Agro.BR Business Zone platform is beginning to yield its first business results. The innovative initiative of the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) gathers Brazilian farmers and international buyers in permanent business rounds. The Agro.BR Program supports farmers who sell their products in our Business Zone. This project–a partnership with […]



Record Exports Drive Brazilian Agribusiness in 2024 First Quarter

During this year’s first three months, Brazilian agribusiness exports achieved a historic milestone, reaching an impressive US$ 37.44 billion. This figure represents an increase of almost 4.4% compared to the same period in 2023. Both worth and volume increased, with a significant growth of 14.6% in the amounts shipped. Despite falling commodity prices, the sector’s […]



Sustainable use of water and soil in Brazilian livestock production

Livestock production plays a crucial role in the Brazilian economy, as one of the main pillars of its agribusiness sector. However, this activity faces significant challenges related to sustainability, especially regarding the conscious use of water and soil. Some practices and strategies Brazilian producers implement enable the sustainable use of these natural resources in livestock […]



Chamomile from Mandirituba: The Perfume of Geographical Indication

The dehydrated chamomile grown in Mandirituba, in Curitiba’s Metropolitan Region, was recently honored with the recognition of Geographical Indication (GI) by the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI). This milestone, the 14th GI granted in Paraná and the first of 2024, crowns the excellence and tradition of local production, represented by the Association of Chamomile […]



Brazilian coffee ecosystem brings technological innovations to US fair

The Specialty Coffee Expo held in Chicago was a showcase for displaying Brazilian innovation in the coffee sector. The products presented at the event are part of a digital platform regarding their specific Geographic Indications (GIs). This technology was introduced by Instituto CNA, in cooperation with the Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development (ABDI) and the […]