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11/06/2023

51 New Markets in 2023: How Brazil Is Diversifying Its Agribusiness Exports

From the beginning of 2023 until September, Brazil has reached 51 new markets for its agricultural products. The result, released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, comes from the increasing diversification of Brazil’s agribusiness exports. Throughout the year, Brazil gained 22 new markets in the Americas, 14 in Asia, seven in Africa, four in […]

11/01/2023

Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 15.4 billion in August 2023

The Brazilian agribusiness trade balance data for August show how our exports keep increasing year after year. In that month, the value of goods traded abroad reached US$ 15.4 billion, a 5.3% increase when compared to the same period in 2022. At the month’s end, agriculture and livestock products had a surplus of US$ 14 […]

10/30/2023

Agribusiness Innovation Hubs: Critical Catalysts for Agtechs

At the global economy’s heart, agriculture stands out not only for its significance but also for its dynamism. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in 2020, innovation in the rural sector yielded a 10% increase in productivity in several regions. This remarkable leap highlights the importance of cultivating and promoting innovative […]

10/27/2023

Brazilian farmers launch position paper for COP28

The Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) asserts that agriculture and livestock must be recognized as part of the global solution to ensure world food and energy security through actions and technologies that contribute to emitting less greenhouse gases (GHG) and mitigating the effects of climate change. These were the ideas developed in a […]

10/23/2023

Brazilian Olive Oil: A Culinary Tradition Rooted in Global Excellence

Nestled within the enchanting landscapes of the Brazilian South and Southeast regions, a culinary revolution is quietly unfolding. These regions, distinguished by their unique blend of low temperatures at altitudes soaring above a thousand meters above sea level, provide the perfect canvas for growing olives. Mediterranean Heritage Introduced to Brazilian shores in the 19th century, […]

10/18/2023

Brazil participates in the World Food Forum at FAO in Rome

Brazil plays an important role in the mission to guarantee food security and a sustainable future for the planet. It is this relevance that has brought important players in Brazilian agribusiness to Rome for the World Food Forum events. This year, the theme of the event is “Agrifood system transformation accelerates climate action.” The focus […]

10/13/2023

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 […]

10/11/2023

E-commerce across borders, an opportunity for rural entrepreneurs

The social isolation imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted people’s routines in every corner of the world, promoting practices that had been a reality for just a few people, such as remote working and online shopping. After the health crisis’ peak, we see people gradually return to offices, but e-commerce continues to increase. […]

10/04/2023

Brazilian cheeses win prizes in an international competition in France

In September, Brazilian farmers made history at the latest edition of the World Cheese and Dairy Products Championship in Tours (Mondial du Fromage et des Produits Laitiers Tours), held in France. A group of 250 judges analyzed 1,640 cheeses; Brazil produces 288 of them in 12 states. Brazilian cheeses won 84 medals in all, of […]

10/02/2023

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 […]

09/29/2023

Brazilian farmers travel to Peru for Latin America’s largest food fair

On the last week of September, representatives of 20 Brazilian rural companies traveled to Peru to participate in Expoalimentaria, Latin America’s largest food fair. Besides displaying their products at the fair, the farmers also took part in a full schedule to promote their businesses, identify trade opportunities, and learn more about the country’s consumer habits. […]

09/27/2023

Entities from Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay release a common statement on European environmental legislation

This week, the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) organized a Meeting of South American Soybean and Maize Entities. The aim was to debate the impact of the European Union’s anti-deforestation laws on export chains. The debate included Brazilian farmers as well as those from Paraguay, Argentina, and Uruguay. Technical and international experts also […]

09/25/2023

Ten international diplomats visit Brazil to learn about agribusiness in the Pantanal

Representing ten different countries, a delegation of diplomats landed in Mato Grosso do Sul, in the Pantanal region, for a Brazilian Farmer experience. The initiative is part of the AgroBrazil Exchange Program, which was held on the week of September 18th. The mission was organized by CNA, in partnership with ApexBrasil. Diplomats from Germany, Australia, […]

09/22/2023

Brazil is the first country authorized to export chicken meat to Israel

Brazil has become the first country in the world authorized to export chicken meat to Israel. The two countries concluded negotiations at the end of August. Representatives from the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock met local health authorities throughout the week and visited facilities to gather information on the kosher production process, in which […]