BA is the 2nd largest fruit producer in Brazil, according to a survey by IBGE; papaya, mango and grape are on the list

Fruit growing is one of the activities that have shown good performance in Bahia. A survey by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) shows that economic activity was responsible for generating R $ 3.1 billion to the economy, equivalent to 8.6% of the value of national production (R $ 35.7 billion) ). The…

Watermelon production continues to expand, a strong economic activity in Tocantins fruit

The month of September is the final stretch for the harvest of the Tocantins watermelon, the cultivation of the fruit remains in high production, being an economic activity that is constantly expanding, in several municipalities. The municipalities of Lagoa da Confusão and Formoso do Araguaia stand out in production, with Porto Nacional also emerging, which…

Seagro presents Cerrado fruit processing agroindustrial workshop this Friday, 18th

The fruits of the Cerrado Tocantinense have high nutritional value, pleasant taste and specific characteristics. To encourage the use of processing and alternative income generation, the Secretary of State for Agriculture, Livestock and Aquaculture (Seagro) will hold this Friday, 18, live, on the Youtube channel, processing workshops for various fruits of the Cerrado in the…

Food irradiation is the theme of a webinar with the participation of Abrafrutas

The Brazilian Association of Fruit and Derivative Producers (ABRAFRUTAS) participated yesterday (28th) in the Webinar “Challenges and opportunities for Food Irradiation in Brazil”, promoted by the Brazilian Association for the Development of Nuclear Activities (ABDAN) in partnership with Sebrae. The event was attended by Minister Tereza Cristina, who said she was interested in the subject…