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09/19/2022

If you’re looking to try something new, cupuaçu is a great choice

As proof of the country’s rich biodiversity and culture, Brazilian fruit farming is based on three pillars of sustainability (environmental, economic, and social), preserving biodiversity, creating jobs, and promoting regional development. One of the most traditional Amazonian crops, cupuaçu is the perfect example and has been winning over the world due to its versatility. With […]

09/14/2022

Brazilian farmers meet the Asian market in a trade mission in Singapore

Last week, Brazilian Farmers attended the Food and Hotel Asia (FHA 2022) fair, held in Singapore, as part of a trade mission to connect Brazilian producers with international buyers. Açaí, along with other delicious fruits, honey, Brazilian spirit cachaça, sugar, and many other products were presented to the international market. The mission aimed to promote […]

09/12/2022

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 […]

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) […]

09/09/2022

EXPOINTER fair gathers thousands of Brazilian rural producers

At the beginning of September, Brazilian rural producers had the opportunity to meet at one of the largest Brazilian rural events, the 45th EXPOINTER, which was held in Esteio, Rio Grande do Sul state. According to its organization, more than 700 thousand people attended the fair, which had 11 thousand participants from more than 137 […]

09/05/2022

12 Brazilian coffee Geographical Indications you should know about

Brazil has traditionally been the world’s largest producer and exporter of coffee; the country is also its second-largest consumer market. Coffee is the “Made in Brazil” product with the highest number of Geographical Indications (GIs) registered in the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI). This interesting aspect reflects not only the quality of coffee but also its special bond with […]

09/02/2022

It’s time for Brazil in Singapore!

Singapore is a country known for its wealth, cleanliness, and modernity, but it is still unfamiliar to Brazilians. This island-State the size of the city of Ubatuba (in São Paulo state) has the sixth highest GDP per capita in the world, ahead of countries like the United States, Germany, and Japan. A newly released report […]

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 […]

08/24/2022

Brazilian Farmers develop agricultural startups with government incentives

Brazilians who work with innovation in agribusiness will soon benefit from an incentives program. The AgroHub Brazil project comes into operation in September to promote and support the creation and development of startups. The project, from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food Supply (MAPA), also encourages initiatives to bring innovative companies closer to public […]

08/22/2022

The overcoming of Maria das Graças in strawberry crops

“It’s not because I’m in a wheelchair today that I have to settle down. So, I’m enjoying it while I can.” This is the story of strawberry producer Maria das Graças Silva Firme, from Brazlândia, Federal District, in midwestern Brazil. The paraplegic condition acquired more than 10 years ago, after she had two strokes and […]

08/12/2022

National Agribusiness Meeting gathers thousands of Brazilian rural leaders

Last Wednesday (August 10th), in Brasília, the National Agribusiness Meeting gathered 3.5 thousand rural producers and leaders, as well as rural unions. The event was an opportunity for Brazilian farmers from all over the country to exchange information and take part in discussions about the sector’s law-making agenda for the next four years. An extensive […]

08/08/2022

The farmer who left a big city and learned to master the shrimp world

Felipe Sampaio is a Brazilian farmer from the Paraíba state, Northeast Brazil, who has always been interested in living in the countryside. When he started working, he went to a big city; eventually, for personal reasons, he had to go back to live with his family on a farm. The solution was to produce seafood. […]

08/05/2022

How Brazilian farmers are reaching more international buyers

Exporting can be challenging. It goes beyond selling products to an international client and means constant improvement, innovation, professionalization, and many working hours. The Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) created a solution to improve and facilitate rural producers’ path to international markets: a multidisciplinary project to train and support farmers aiming for global […]

08/01/2022

Sueme Mori: “Dairy products: acknowledgment and search for new markets”

Brazil produces the best cheese in the world! Last month, Canastra cheese reached first place in the ranking of the American website The Taste Atlas. This “flavor encyclopedia” uses feedback from its users to rate foods from around the world. The news was widely disseminated and celebrated, especially by the group of around 800 producers […]

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 […]