Fruits of Brazil is at Asia Fruit Logistica, in Bangkok
Four Brazilian companies that are members of Fruits of Brazil – an internationalization project from the Brazilian Association of Producers and Exporters of Fruit and Fruit Products (Abrafrutas) and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (ApexBrasil) – are taking part in Asia Fruit Logistica, the biggest but for fresh fruit and vegetable business in Asia.
The event is being held from November 2 to 4, at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, located in Thailand’s capital city, Bangkok. Importers visiting the show need to be sure to stop by the Fruits of Brazil stand, where the following fruit growers will be found: Castello, Schio, Be Fruit and Agrifood.
According to Jorge de Souza, Technical and Project Director for ABRAFRUTAS, this is an excellent business opportunity for the Brazilian companies. “Asian countries continue to be important trade partners for Brazil, especially in agribusiness,” he explains.
He says that in August, Brazil’s international agricultural sales to Asia were 300% higher. India alone imported U$297.7 million, accounting for growth of 390.2% in one year. “We’re enthusiastic to see how our fruit is received internationally during the event. These will certainly be days for lots of networking and negotiations”, says Jorge in closing.
Asia Fruit Logistica is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. The show covers the entire value chain in the fresh products industry as well as service support companies, in addition to featuring the latest and most innovative products, bringing together essential market information on every aspect of the fresh product trade in the entire Asian region.
About Frutas do Brazil
Abrafrutas (the Brazilian Association of Producers and Exporters of Fruit and Fruit Products), in partnership with ApexBrasil (Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency), is developing a project to support Brazilian exporters in growing their business; opening new markets; recognizing and differentiating Brazilian fruit; and making the healthy habit of eating tasty and high-quality fruit more widespread.
The Fruits of Brazil project started in 2014, with the aim of showing that Brazil is a provider of quality fruit that is sustainably produced.