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Brazil farmers see higher soybean yields in Mato Grosso as harvest kicks off -crop tour

22 Jan 2020

SAO PAULO, Jan 22 As harvesters start collecting Brazil's most prized agriculture commodity, soybeans, yields and output in the fields of Mato Grosso are positively surprising farmers, according to observations from an analyst at Agroconsult who traveled in the region last week.

Market reacts positively to Brazil beefpacker Minerva's $327 million share offering

16 Jan 2020

SAO PAULO Brazilian beefpacker Minerva SA announced a share offering on Thursday that could raise as much as 1.368 billion reais ($327 million), sending the company's shares up on expectations that it will improve the company's debt profile.

Iran sanctions force Brazil beef exporters to re-route shipments

19 Dec 2019

SAO PAULO, Dec 19 U.S. sanctions against Iran have forced Brazilian beef exporters to re-route shipments through nearby countries, adding to costs but largely maintaining trade flows, according to exporters and trade data compiled by two industry groups.

Brazil's 2020 pork, chicken exports seen growing as China swine fever disruption persists

12 Dec 2019

SAO PAULO Brazilian food processors are poised to boost pork and chicken exports in 2020 as Chinese demand for imports remains strong while the Asian country deals with severe disruptions in local production, an industry group said on Thursday.

Brazil's beef export hit record, prospects bright on China demand

10 Dec 2019

SAO PAULO Brazil is poised to break its own beef export record next year as it boosts trade ties with Asia, tries to enter the Japanese market for fresh beef and expands sales to Russia, an exporter group said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-Brazil's beef export hit record, prospects bright on China demand

10 Dec 2019

SAO PAULO, Dec 10 Brazil is poised to break its own beef export record next year as it boosts trade ties with Asia, tries to enter the Japanese market for fresh beef and expands sales to Russia, an exporter group said on Tuesday.

Brazil cattle feedlots grow amid environment pressure, efficiency drive

09 Dec 2019

SAO PAULO The use of feedlots to finish beef cows will likely grow in Brazil, home to the world's largest commercial cattle herd, a survey by Dutch animal nutrition and health company DSM showed on Monday.

Brazil judge moves Imcopa plant sale as Bunge seeks more info

07 Dec 2019

SAO PAULO A Brazilian bankruptcy judge has pushed back the sale of two soy crushing plants after U.S-based grain trader Bunge Ltd alleged the seller provided insufficient information about the assets, according to court filings seen by Reuters on Friday.

RPT-UPDATE 2-Brazil judge delays Imcopa plant auction after Bunge seeks more info

06 Dec 2019

SAO PAULO, Dec 6 A Brazilian bankruptcy judge has pushed back the sale of two soy crushing plants after U.S-based grain trader Bunge Ltd alleged the seller provided "scarce and incomplete" information about the assets, according to court filings seen by Reuters on Friday.

Exclusive: Brazil prosecutors charge 11 in probe targeting food processor BRF

05 Dec 2019

SAO PAULO Brazilian federal prosecutors on Wednesday formally charged 11 persons in connection with a criminal probe accusing the world's largest chicken exporter BRF SA of evading food safety checks, court filings seen by Reuters showed.

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