Discover the guava exporters that are part of the Frutas do Brasil project
The red guava is a widely cultivated and appreciated fruit in Brazil and its export potential has been explored by several producers.
Four among these companies, which focus on the cultivation and export of this tasty and nutritious fruit, stand out and are part of the Frutas do Brasil project — the export program of the Brazilian Association of Producers and Exporters of Fruit and Derivatives (Abrafrutas), with the support from the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (ApexBrasil).
Guava exporters in Brazil have actively participated in the international market, taking the quality and flavor of Brazilian fruits to different countries around the world. With the support of the Frutas do Brasil project, these companies have expanded their business opportunities and strengthened the country’s image as a major producer of quality fruit.
Guava, known for its sweet taste and pleasant aroma, is a fruit rich in nutrients and health benefits. It is a source of vitamin C, fibers, potassium and antioxidants. Its regular consumption can help to strengthen the immune system, improve digestive health, help with weight loss and protect against chronic diseases.
In Brazil, the guava production season varies according to the region, but generally occurs between the months of August and January, allowing a constant supply to meet both the domestic market and export demands.
The red guava, a type of fruit widely produced in Brazil, is a typical species from Latin America, resistant to the most diverse climatic conditions and rich in fiber. Check out more about the Brazilian producers of the Frutas do Brasil program below:
MBR Comércio Exp. and Imp.
MBR Comércio Exp. and Imp. is headquartered in São José dos Campos, in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. In addition to guava, the company also produces and exports a variety of other fruits, such as mangoes, lemons, papayas, figs, persimmons, melons, grapes, oranges and apples. MBR stands out for providing customers with a comprehensive solution for the supply of a varied set of products, with an emphasis on service excellence, reliability and quality of the distributed fruits.
MNS Comércio de Produtos Agropecuários Ltda – MNS
Another prominent company is MNS Comércio de Produtos Agropecuários Ltda – MNS, located in Pilar do Sul, in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. Its production and export portfolio includes guava, pineapple, plum, atemoya, banana, fuyu persimmon, orange, lemon, apple, papaya, mango and watermelon. Since 2004, the MNS Group has been committed to providing consumers with healthier, safer and tastier products, which is its main mission. The company is concerned with taking care of all the people involved in the process, including customers, suppliers, employees, the environment and communities. The company’s business philosophy seeks to ensure that these principles are effectively implemented and experienced in the company’s day-to-day activities.
Petruz Fruity Ind. Comércio Distribuidora Ltda
Petruz Fruity Ind. Comércio Distribuidora Ltda, headquartered in Castanhal, in the Nothern Brazilian state of Pará, is a reference as a guava export producer. The company also grows and exports other fruits such as açaí, acerola cherry, cashew, cupuaçu, passion fruit, mango, muruci, taperebá and camu-camu. The company also participates in several social projects, such as Projeto Luzeiro, present in several Brazilian states, whith the goal to bring medical and dental care to riverside communities. Besides, it also supports and participates in the Chega de Trabalho Infantil (Enough Child Labor) project and in the Writing and Rewriting our History project – PERNOH (Escrevendo e Reescrevendo a nossa História – PERNOH).
UP-Fruit Importação e Exportação Ltda
Last but not least, UP-Fruit Importação e Exportação Ltda, headquartered in Hortolândia, in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, is also an export producer of guavas. The company is focused on the production and export of lemons, sweet potatoes, ginger, mangoes, pumpkins, avocados, figs, atemoyas and grapes. Up Fruit employs more than 400 people, both directly and indirectly, and participates in social programs, such as “Jovem Aprendiz” (Young Apprentice), which offers the chance for young people aged from 14 to 24 years to work in offices and in the production field, preparing them to become professionals in the future.
About Frutas do Brasil
Abrafrutas (Brazilian Association of Producers and Exporters of Fruits and Derivatives), in partnership with ApexBrasil (Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency), develops a project to support Brazilian exporters in their quest to expand their business; opening new markets; recognition and differentiation of Brazilian fruits; increase the healthy habit of consuming tasty and superior quality fruits. Since the project started in 2014, Frutas do Brasil aims to show that Brazil is a provider of quality fruits produced in a sustainable way.
The Brazilian Association of Producers and Exporters of Fruit and Derivatives (Abrafrutas) is a non-profit association whose purpose is to represent and promote Brazilian fruit growing in the international market. Created in 2014, Abrafrutas has approximately 70 associated fruit exporters and holds approximately 85% of the total volume of fresh fruit exported by Brazil.