Today, October 1 is International Coffee Day and it's worth highlighting how both Brazil and Australia feature heavily in global coffee markets: Brazil as the the world's top producer and Australia as a major consumer. Interestingly, this report came out just yesterday and warned of an approaching shortage as drought and frost have affected up to 20% of Brazil's recent harvests. A good snapshot of the looming crisis, with plenty of insight on the Brazilian coffee market. Read the article HERE / Source: ABC
"“Our acquisition of Huon enables us to further grow our Australian protein business and strengthen our presence with consumers and customers,” said JBS Australia’s President and Chief Executive Officer Brent Eastwood." Read the article HERE / Source: FoodProcessing.com.au
The Consulate General of Brazil in Sydney and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), in coordination with the Embassy of Brazil in Canberra, have launched a series of webinars organized to present the potential opportunities for cooperation in technology-intensive sectors such as ag-tech and fintech, to be held June 16 to 18.
The Consulate has requested the participation of ABCC members. For full details and registration links click HERE for the fintech webinar and HERE for ag-tech.
This important new report has been launched following an initiative by Associação Nuffield Brasil (NuffieldBR) supported by the Commonwealth through the Council on Australia Latin America Relations. View the full report HERE
The ABCC has received a translation of an important new release from Embrapa, the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation. The recent announcement details how seventeen researchers from twelve units of Embrapa are among the most influential in the world, according to a study carried out by University of Sandford, in the United States. Click HERE to read the translated release, which includes profiles of all seventeen researchers, or access the original announcement HERE.
"Safescape, with offices in Victoria and Western Australia, has shown its Bortana EV dual-cab ute that has direct applications in mining but can be tailored to other industries including forestry, fire-fighting, agriculture and military." Read the full article HERE / Source: Go Auto News
"We'll be starting in North America and then we'll be moving into Australia and Brazil with the ambition to proliferate this technology worldwide through licensing and manufacturing in other countries like for example those in Europe." Read the full article HERE / Source: BNN Bloomberg
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