Brazil: Brazilian Dry Bean Production

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Brazil is one of the largest global producers and consumers of edible dry beans. Production has been relatively constant at around 3 million metric tons, distributed in three different crops per year. The, 2018/2019 yield is expected to fall from last year due to reduced area and poor climatic conditions. In order to fill the gap due to lower production, Argentina will be the main supplier of edible beans to Brazil. Edible dry beans are part of the national diet and together with rice, offers an alternative protein source for the low-income population.

Brazil: Brazilian Dry Bean Production

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