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Brazil's Dry Bean Export Potential: An Interview with Nilson Antonio Balestreri

Nilson Antonio Balestreri
Owner and Director of Arbaza

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Brazil's Dry Bean Export Potential: An Interview with Nilson Antonio Balestreri

At the Pulses 2019 Convention in Rio de Janeiro, Nilson Antonio Balestreri, owner and director of Arbaza, a leading Brazlian pulse company and the convention’s title sponsor, sat down with us to discuss a variety of topics, including the country’s dry bean export potential, the signed trade deal with Mexico, chickpea production in Brazil, and more.

Brazil's Dry Bean Export Potential: An Interview with Nilson Antonio Balestreri
Brazil's Dry Bean Export Potential: An Interview with Nilson Antonio Balestreri
Brazil's Dry Bean Export Potential: An Interview with Nilson Antonio Balestreri

0:36 Other than cowpea beans, what pulses does Arbaza work with?

1:03 Brazil has emerged as a significant exporter of brown-eyed beans and mung beans. Do you see potential for increased exports of these pulse products?

1:40 Brazil and Mexico recently signed a trade deal, rice in exchange for beans. Do you see Brazil importing a lot of beans from Mexico?

2:13 What can you tell us about Brazil's pulse trade with India?

2:51 There were some trials growing chickpeas in Brazil. How do you see Brazil's potential with chickpeas?

3:30 There are plans for China to invest in a railway to provide access for Brazil's interior. What would that mean for Brazil's ag sector, and especially for pulses?

4:05 Tell us why you decided to become a title sponsor for the Pulses 2019 Conference in Rio de Janeiro.

 

Topics
Nilson Antonio Balestreri / Arbaza / mung beans / brown-eye beans / white beans / red beans / black beans / chickpeas / Brazil / Mexico / Argentina / China / India


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