Brazil is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, with an incredible variety of native fruits rarely seen elsewhere on the planet: açaí, umbu, guava, cerrado pear, and mapati are just a few of them.

News about Fruit


Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 14.2 billion in July 2023

The Brazilian agribusiness trade balance data for July show how our exports keep increasing year after year. This month, the value of goods traded abroad reached US$ 14.2 billion, a 0.1% decrease when compared to the same period in 2022. At the month’s end, agriculture and livestock products had a surplus of US$ 8.9 billion. […]


Healthy harvest: Brazilian fruit exports surge

The global urge for a healthier diet packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals has boosted Brazilian exports of fresh and healthy products. The 19% increase in turnover and the 2% increase in volume in the last semester reflect favorable weather and a diversity of ecosystems that allow fresh fruit to be grown throughout the year. […]


Brazilian 2022-2023 apple harvest promises even sweeter and more flavorful fruits

The Brazilian apple harvest of 2022-2023 is making producers and industry leaders optimistic, with the fruits boasting an exceptionally sweet and distinctive flavor. Favorable climatic conditions and careful farming practices have resulted in an apple crop set to delight consumers worldwide. Brazilian apples—known for its unparalleled sweetness and tropical influence—are highly appreciated and exported to […]


Technology transforms food production in Acre, Brazilian Amazon state

Innovative technologies have been driving strategic supply chains in the economy of Acre and other Amazon states. These technological advancements have led to improvements in agricultural and forestry production, environmental preservation, and economic opportunities in the region. The widespread adoption of technology has played a crucial role in developing the livestock sector in Acre, turning […]


Brazilian watermelons: conquering international markets with sustainable flavor

Brazil is the third largest world producer of fruits, and its fresh, traceable, and sustainable products are reaching further than ever. Brazilian farmers are making strides in seeing the diversity of their fruits conquer the world. One example is Flor de Goiás [Flower from Goiás], a family-run business in the state of Goiás in mid-western […]


Chilean market opens up for Brazilian papaya

Brazil has taken another step towards seeing the diversity of its fruits conquering the world. Chile, which already purchases our Tahiti lime, has officially opened its doors to papaya. The fruit is regarded as one of the best in the world, according to the Brazilian Association of Producers and Exporters of Fruit and Derivatives (ABRAFRUTAS), […]


Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 16 billion in March 2023

The Brazilian agribusiness trade balance data for March show how our exports keep growing year after year. This month, the value of goods traded abroad reached US$ 16 billion, a 10.6% increase when compared to the same period in 2022. The results followed a growing trend of the entire Brazilian trade balance. In all, at […]


Organic acerola farming changes the life of Brazilian farmers in Piauí

Dedication and persistence are real allies of SENAR‘s Technical and Managerial Assistance (ATeG) to make agricultural production succeed. This is the case of the farmers José Maria Portela and Maria Barbosa da Silva, from Parnaíba city, on the coast of the Piauí state in Northeastern Brazil. After 18 years of working in the field with […]


Sueme Mori and Camila Sande: “Umbu on the European menu”

Abiu, bacuri, ibaijuba, mariuri, piúna, and umbu. These different names represent the diversity of Brazilian fruit growing. The national menu includes both native fruits like those, and exotic ones—originating from other places, such as the banana, which came from Asia. The quality of Brazilian fruits is acknowledged internationally, despite the still small presence of the […]


Jamelão: a Brazilian delight

Jamelão, also known as jamun, java plum, or Indian blackberry, is a tropical fruit native to Southeast Asia and India and also commonly found in Brazil. The fruit is loved for its sweet and sour taste and vibrant color, making it a popular snack and ingredient in several dishes. In Brazil, the jamelão season typically […]


“Cupulate”: Brazilian farmers find a different ingredient for chocolate

The biodiversity of the Amazon inspires Brazilian creativity. The latest discovery was “cupulate,” a type of chocolate in which cocoa seeds are replaced by cupuaçu seeds, a typical fruit from northern Brazil. Both cocoa and cupuaçu belong to the same plant genus, which favors the adaptation of techniques. However, the result is different from traditional […]


Innovative Brazilian Farmers are committed to blueberry cultivation

The entrepreneurship of Brazilian farmers has increased the production of a fruit that is still little known nationally, but that is on the tables of many people around the world. We are talking about blueberry (“mirtilo” in Brazil), a berry full of vitamins, which is typical of the Northern Hemisphere, but with adaptations, has been […]


Find out about the Amazon products that are grown sustainably

The Amazon is one of the greatest natural assets of Brazil and the world. The Amazon rainforest is rich in biodiversity and is crucial for Brazil to achieve climate neutrality, impacting the world. Preserving the Amazon biome and respecting its biodiversity also means valuing products aligned with forest conservation. Last month, APEX-Brasil (the Brazilian Exportation Promoting Agency) […]


Fruit & Juices

Brazil is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, with an incredible variety of native fruits rarely seen elsewhere on the planet: açaí, umbu, guava, cerrado pear, and mapati are just a few of them.  The Brazilian Farmers also supply better-known and much-loved exotic fruits, such as pineapple, papaya, mango, avocado, coconut, bananas, […]


The Brazilian fruit sector

Brazil is the world’s third largest fruit producer. More information about the Brazilian fruit sector, including data about exports, production and sustainability programmes is available here.