Grains

Brazil grows a variety of grains that provide valuable vegetable proteins, oils and fibres for human and animal consumption: soybeans, maize, rice, cotton, wheat, beans, sorghum, rye, triticale (a wheat-and-rye hybrid), millet, peanuts, sunflowers and oilseeds.

News about Grains

01/25/2023

Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 11.3 billion in December

The Brazilian agribusiness has closed this past year with another positive balance in its trade balance. In December 2022, the value of goods shipped abroad reached US$ 11.3, a 15.4% increase when compared to the same period in 2021. This positive outcome resulted in a surplus of US$ 9.9 billion.In December, the leading product in […]

12/21/2022

The way Brazil prepares couscous is different, and you should try it

Corn is a very relevant crop in Brazilian agriculture and culture in general. Not only is it significant for our exports, but it is also part of people’s daily routine. That is why, instead of wheat, Brazilians use corn as the basis for their typical couscous. But this is not the only difference. The preparation […]

11/29/2022

Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 14.3 billion in October

Brazilian agribusiness continues on a positive growth trend. In October 2022, exports hit US$ 14.3 billion, representing a 61.3% increase compared to the same period in 2021. Year-to-date, the growth is 33%. These results represent a surplus of US$ 12.8 billion in our agricultural trade balance. In October, the main product in our agribusiness export […]

11/23/2022

Brazil’s potential for pulses cultivation

Do you know what pulses are? This is the name given to dried seeds of legumes used in food. The main pulses in Brazil are beans, chickpeas, lentils, and peas. Besides being regarded as important sources of protein, the grains called pulses are also rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They have low-fat levels and […]

10/24/2022

Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 14 billion in September

Brazilian agribusiness continues on a positive growth trend. In September 2022, exports hit US$ 14 billion, representing a 38.4% increase compared to the same period in 2021. Year-to-date, the growth is 30.5%. These results represent a surplus of US$ 12.4 billion in our agricultural trade balance. In September, the main product in our agribusiness export […]

09/28/2022

Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 14.8 billion in August

Brazilian agribusiness continues on a positive growth trend. In August 2022, exports hit US$ 14.8 billion, which represents a 35.9% increase compared to the same period in 2021. Year-to-date, the growth is 29.5%. These results mean a surplus of US$ 13.1 billion in our agricultural trade balance. In August, the main product in our agribusiness […]

09/09/2022

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) […]

08/31/2022

Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 14.2 billion in July

Brazilian agribusiness continues on a positive growth trend. In July, exports hit US$ 14.2 billion, which represents a 26.3% increase compared to the same period in 2021. This result represents a surplus of US$ 5.4 billion in the agricultural trade balance. That month, the main product in our agribusiness export line was soybean, with a […]

08/01/2022

Grains

Brazil grows a variety of grains that provide valuable vegetable proteins, oils, and fibers for both human and animal consumption: soybeans, maize, rice, cotton, wheat, beans, sorghum, rye, triticale (a wheat-and-rye hybrid), millet, peanuts, sunflowers, and oilseeds. In the past 40 years, grain and fiber production has increased remarkably thanks to technologies that increase productivity. […]

07/29/2022

Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 15.7 billion in June

Brazilian agribusiness continues on a positive growth trend. In June, exports hit US$ 15.7 billion, which represents a 30.8% increase compared to the same period in 2021. Year-to-date, the growth is 29.2%. These results mean a surplus of US$ 14.2 billion in our agricultural trade balance. In June, the main product in our agribusiness export […]

07/01/2022

Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 15.1 billion in May

Brazilian agribusiness continues on a positive growth trend. In May, exports hit US$ 15.1 billion, which represents a 13.8% increase compared to the same period in 2021. Year-to-date, the growth is 28.9%. These results mean a surplus of US$ 13.8 billion in our agricultural trade balance. The main product in our agribusiness export line in […]

03/29/2022

Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 10.5 billion in February

Brazilian agribusiness continues on a positive growth trend. In February, exports hit US$ 10.5 billion, which represents a 65.8% increase compared to the same period in 2021. This result means a surplus of US$ 9.3 billion in the agricultural trade balance. The main product in our agribusiness export line in that month was soybean, with […]

03/28/2022

The next AgroBrazil exchange program takes place in Mato Grosso state

From March 28 to April 1, the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) and the Mato Grosso State Federation of Agriculture and Livestock (FAMATO) will promote, in Mato Grosso, the 7th edition of the AgroBrazil Exchange Program. During the program, which will last five days, representatives of 11 embassies in Brazil will learn about […]

10/14/2021

Brazilian rice fills plates from over 100 countries

Brazil is the largest producer and consumer of rice outside Asia. Along with beans, rice is part of the basic Brazilian diet. According to data from the Brazilian Association of the Rice Industry (ABIARROZ), in the last three decades, there was a 40% reduction in the area cultivated with rice in the country, while the […]

07/30/2021

Saying agriculture in Mandarin

It is no secret that the culture of the farming world is strongly influenced by the romantic ballads of country music. But I confess my surprise when I heard a song by Bruno & Marrone in which a passionate heart is challenged to say “I love you” in Mandarin. The song managed to unite Brazilian […]