Brazil

The three biggest macadamia companies in Brazil are Queen Nut, the Coopmac cooperative in Espírito Santo, and Tribeca in Rio de Janeiro state. © GettyImages/dewpak

'Healthy and indulgent': ABNC on growing Brazil's nut industry

By Niamh Michail

Nuts are "delicious, nutritious and tailor-made for the functional food market"- but the market in Brazil is stagnating. FoodNavigator-LATAM caught up with the president of trade association ABNC about how it plans to change this.

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Accounts in the clouds: Neogrid on optimizing supply chain management

By Niamh Michail

Neogrid's cloud-based supply chain management tools allow manufacturers to react to consumer demand in real-time, meaning fewer product shortages or excesses. "We allow companies to put the right product in the right place and in the right quantity,"...

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How to find growth in Brazil’s declining drinks market

By Niamh Michail

Brazil's beverage market has been declining for the past three years, according to Kantar Worldpanel. "The market in Brazil is significant, complex and experiencing challenging times. However, there are opportunities to grow," it says.

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Patented precision ag-tech promises Latam farmers big savings

By Niamh Michail

Israeli ag-tech firm Taranis says its precision agriculture tools can boost yields and cut costs - and is already doing so for millions of hectares of farmland in Latin America. “This is a one-of-a-kind patented technology," says its CEO.

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ABIMAPI on 2018: Regulatory agenda, consumption promotion and international markets

By ABIMAPI - Brazilian Manufacturers Association of Biscuits, Pasta and Industrialized Breads & Cakes

From sugar reduction to nutritional labeling and a focus on international markets, 2018 was an intense year for the Brazilian food industry. In this guest article, ABIMAPI (Brazilian Manufacturers Association of Biscuits, Pasta and Industrialized Breads...

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