Brazilian agri-business exploring and confirming new markets

The month of March was marked by the opening of new markets for Brazilian products and the expansion of sales in other locations. Egypt, for example, has enabled 42 Brazilian establishments to supply meat – 27 for poultry and 15 for beef – in addition to the renewal of licenses for 95 companies – 82 for beef and 13 for poultry. China also updated the list of establishments authorised as exporters of fish to the Asian country, which has not been done since 2015. Now, 108 are qualified.

Source: MercoPress

Brazil’s Centre-South breaks ethanol production record reaching 33.24 bn litres

Ethanol plants in the Brazilian Centre-South registered a new record by producing 33.24 billion litres (8.87 billion gallons) at the end of the 2019/2020 harvest, local sugarcane industry association Unica announced. A total of 267 plants produced 9.94 billion litres of anhydrous ethanol, 23.30 billion of hydrous ethanol and 1.62 billion of corn ethanol. The previous record was 30.95 billion litres, set during last year’s harvest.

Source: Renewables Now