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Brazilian Blend: Hot Topics for the Coffee Sector
In this podcast, Rabobank Brazil's research specialist for the coffee sector, Guilherme Morya, highlights key trends set to influence Brazilian coffee production now and in the future.
Uncertain Times for Cane, Sugar and Ethanol
Brazil's sugarcane industry pioneered large scale biofuel production in the 1970s, and later, in the 1990s, emerged as a major player on the world sugar market. More recently, this industry has seen its fair share of euphoria and despair over the last decade, and output has been static for the last five years. Andy Duff, head of the Food and Agri Research team at Rabobank Brazil and a specialist in the sugar and ethanol sectors, discusses the industry's current status and future prospects.
Spotlight on Soybeans
In terms of area planted and export revenue generated, there is no crop that is more representative of Brazilian agribusiness than soybeans. In this podcast, Rabobank Brazil's grains specialist Victor Ikeda discusses the long term outlook for Brazilian soybean production and the main factors driving demand in the domestic and export markets over the coming decade.
Beefing Up Brazil
In this episode, Adolfo Fontes, animal protein specialist at Rabobank São Paulo, describes how Brazil's beef sector is adapting its production systems in order to maintain future growth in beef output while at the same time reducing pasture area and releasing land for conversion from pasture to grain production. Growing Brazil — Brazil is one of the world's leading exporters of food & agri commodities. The continued long term growth of Brazilian agricultural production and exports is seen...