RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Responsible for producing an amount of food that serves 800 million people worldwide, Brazil should continue to expand its contribution to world supply to the point of becoming the planet's largest grain exporter within the next 5 years, overtaking the United States.
The data is part of a survey conducted by the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA).
According to the government organization, Brazil's sales in the world food market increased from US$20.6 billion to US$100 billion in only 10 years, with meat, soy, corn, cotton and forest products as the highlights . . .