The world’s largest meat processor, Brazilian firm JBS, has reported strong sales growth in its third financial quarter (Q3), driven largely by its food division, despite struggles in its US protein business.
Brazilian food processing giant JBS, which has publicly pledged not to purchase cattle from ranches responsible for deforestation inside the Amazon Biome region, has reported that of 12,221 sales in 2014, only four were from non-conforming farms, according...
The rise in "zero deforestation agreements" in Brazil has notably influenced the behaviour of ranchers and the slaughterhouses to which they sell, according to new research by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. However, further investment...
The Association of Brazilian Beef Export Industries (ABIEC) has said it hopes to achieve a record US$7bn in revenues by the end of 2014, in a fitting celebration of the country’s 100th year in the beef export business.
Agri commodity process will trend lower or remain stable in 2015, predicts Rabobank, which says favorable growing season conditions through 2014 coupled with moderate consumption growth have improved stocks of crops including soybeans, corn and cocoa.
Brand power and ingredient quality are the two principal factors that define a premium chocolate in the Brazilian market and the middle class wants more of it, according to the results of an exclusive survey shown to ConfectioneryNews by the Brazilian...
Paraguay is now the world’s eighth top beef exporter, according to US government figures, ahead of meat superpowers such as Argentina (11th), but their aim is to be number five by 2020 and to have 20 million head of cattle available in that year alone.
Fernando Sampaio, director of the Brazilian beef exporters' association (Abiec) talks to GlobalMeatNews about the sector's outlook, obstacles to overcome, and the country's trade relationship with Argentina.
Wisconsin-based colors, flavors and fragrances giant Sensient Technologies has signaled its ambitions in the fast-growing Brazilian food market with the opening of a new color and flavor complex in Jundiaí, Sao Paulo.
Brazilian and Canadian officials will discuss pork and beef exports at the fifth meeting of the Consultative Committee on Agriculture (CCA) Brazil – Canada, which is taking place in Brasilia today and tomorrow (24-25 January).