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Genomic test: Tool enhances and ensures top-quality trout production in Brazil

Brazilian producers of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), one of the most highly valued cold-water fish, can rely on an exceptional tool to improve and ensure the quality of broodstock, breeders, and fingerlings. We are talking about the AquaPLUS platform, TrutaPLUS, a tool that will assist in evaluating the genetic structure and diversity within and between […]


Here is everything you need to know about Brazilian coffee

October 1st is International Coffee Day. In Brazil, this date means a lot. Each Brazilian coffee bean carries centuries of history and culture. It was through coffee cultivation and production that Brazil developed into the nation it is today. And it’s not by chance that the country is still the world’s largest coffee producer and […]


Brazil is the world’s sixth-largest silk producer

Brazil, known for its lush rainforests, vibrant culture, and diverse landscapes, also boasts a lesser-known but equally charming treasure: silk production. While countries like China and India have long been linked to silk, the Brazilian silk industry is quietly being recognized for its unique combination of tradition, innovation, and sustainability. In 2020, Brazilian farmers produced […]


Brazilian cooperative sends cassava flour to the United States

Cassava flour is one of the foundations of the Brazilian diet. The ingredient is used in a variety of recipes, including the famous “farofa.” Cassava is a tuber native to Brazil, consumed in several different ways: fried, boiled, and pureed, as well as a key ingredient in many other recipes, such as pão de queijo […]


Forest conservation multiplies açaí productivity, study shows

A pioneering study led in the Amazon reveals that the presence of native vegetation near açaí crops on solid ground can increase productivity up to five times compared to areas without forests. Published in the “Journal of Applied Ecology” in July, the research highlights the importance of integrated crop pollination, showing that forest conservation is […]


Rise of hops production in Brazil: heading towards the top of Latin America

With more than 14 billion liters of beer produced annually, Brazil accounts for 7% of global beer consumption, trailing only behind China and the United States. The states of São Paulo, Santa Catarina, Paraná, and Rio Grande do Sul lead the national production. Despite the success, Brazil still imports more than 99% of the total […]


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. […]


CNA awards the best Brazilian artisanal olive oils

Brazilian olive oil is already known for its freshness and specific notes of flavor. However, the main feature of Brazilian production is the short period between harvesting olives, extracting the oil, and selling the final product. This process ensures the extra virgin olive oil is fresh and tasty at the consumers’ table. To promote the […]


Brazil moves towards wheat self-sufficiency and seeks expansion in the global market

Wheat, the second most consumed grain globally, accounting for 30% of the world’s grain production, is undergoing significant changes in Brazil. The country, which ranks among the top wheat importers, is on track to achieve self-sufficiency in wheat production. In 2022, Brazilian wheat production reached a record-breaking 10.554 million tons, and there are projections of […]


The farmer who changed her cattle farm for sustainable production

Selma Percy Sanches is a dentist and rural producer. Born in the São Paulo state, in southeastern Brazil, she moved to Mato Grosso do Sul, in the country mid-west, to continue her late father’s vocation: livestock farming. When her time came to lead the business, she changed the way she worked to follow the same […]


Brazil has the best olive oil in the Southern Hemisphere

The best olive oil produced in the Southern Hemisphere is Brazilian. The oil, produced on the Serra dos Tapes Farm, was acknowledged by the Mario Solinas Quality Awards, an unprecedented achievement for the country. The award is an initiative of the International Olive Oil Council (IOC) since 2000 and is considered the most significant in […]


Chimarrão: a Brazilian way to enjoy yerba mate

According to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), Brazil produced more than 527 thousand tons of yerba mate in 2020, with 520 thousand tons from its South Region alone. Among the states that stand out for yerba mate production in Brazil are Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Paraná, and Mato Grosso do […]


Tapioca: A healthy and versatile Brazilian delicacy

For most of the world, tapioca is simply any flour made from cassava starch, consumed as white flour, flakes, or pearls. In Brazil, it is our gluten-free “crèpe” that can have different fillings. Rich in iron, tapioca can be prepared with just butter (from the sertão/land/bottle) and/or with fresh grated coconut and/or cheese (especially curd […]


Brazilian native vanilla draws attention from high gastronomy

The Brazilian flora has gifted us with native vanilla, also known as banana vanilla, which is found in riparian forests in the Brazilian Center-West region and practically all over the country. Three species are regarded as of current economic value or potential use: Vanilla bahiana, Vanilla chamissonis, and Vanilla pompona. Vanilla bahiana is widespread in […]


Sustainability and terroir: exploring the booming Brazilian wine market

Development of new grape species, ecotourism, registered Geographic Indications (GIs), and many awards around the world. Wine lovers looking for novelties in the wine world are lucky to count on Brazilian producers, who each year present a diverse identity, a remarkable aspect of the country’s agriculture. The Brazilian wine market has been undergoing significant growth […]