Brazil is the fourth largest producer of pork in the world, supplying 4.4m tonnes of high-quality meat (2020), a fifth of which is exported to 70 countries. Brazil’s 41.1m pigs (2020) are reared across 30,000 farms, mostly in the country’s south and southeast.

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Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 14.7 billion in April 2023

The Brazilian agribusiness trade balance data for April are now available. That month, the value of goods traded abroad reached US$ 14.7 billion, a 1% decrease when compared to the same period in 2022. The results followed a shrinking trend of the entire Brazilian exports. At the month’s end, agriculture and livestock products had a […]


Brazilian pork: when tradition meets technology

Brazil is the third-largest producer and exporter of pork in the world. Production-wise, Brazil is surpassed by China and the European Union (EU), while in exports, the EU and Canada occupy the first two positions. This relevant ranking position is the result of a process that started in the 1970s, when pork production was changing […]



In Brazil, since the 1970s pig production has been transformed from a backyard activity to an advanced and integrated production chain. Investments in new production systems, technology, and professional qualification have made the country the fourth-largest producer of pork in the world, supplying 4.4m tonnes of high-quality meat (2020), a fifth of which is exported […]


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 […]


Integration between livestock farming and food processing in Brazil

Did you know that the poultry, egg and pork industries in Brazil are based on family farming, and constitute an integrated production chain? The system provides stable income for farmers, high quality standards and complete traceability. If you want to do good business, with sustainability and environmental responsibility, Brazil is the right partner. Check it […]


Brazilian Agriculture Seeks Business Opportunities in Egypt and Saudi Arabia

Ligia Dutra speaks at Brazil-Egypt Business Seminar in Cairo Brazilian Farmers began their participation in the official mission of the Ministry of Agriculture of Brazil to the Middle East in search of expanding the export agenda for agricultural products, food and beverages. Ligia Dutra, head of International Relations at the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock […]