SAO PAULO A senior adviser to Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias is being investigated over his management of a public contract five years ago, according to two people familiar with the matter and documents from an internal ministry probe seen by Reuters.
SAO PAULO Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on Thursday sued Bayer AG , seeking to cancel the chemical company's patent protection for its Bollgard II RR Flex genetically modified cotton seed, according to a statement sent to Reuters.
SAO PAULO An historic trade deal between the European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur last week is lifting expectations for Europe's next mission to evaluate Brazilian chicken plants, an industry group said on Thursday.
SAO PAULO French retailing group Casino's Brazilian unit will sell its controlling stake in a Brazilian appliance retailer for at least 2.23 billion reais ($578 million), accepting a discount on the unit's listed price as it refocuses on its supermarket business.
SAO PAULO, June 4 Archer Daniels Midland Co
and other grain traders are selling Brazilian corn to
Smithfield Foods Inc in the United States, where wet
weather has reduced plantings, said two sources with knowledge
of the matter.
SAO PAULO Brazil has temporarily halted beef exports to China following an atypical case of mad cow disease in leading farm state Mato Grosso, the agriculture ministry said on Monday.
SAO PAULO Investors and analysts on Friday questioned Brazilian meatpacker BRF SA's move to take over local beef producer Marfrig Global Foods SA, raising doubts about the timing of talks and the potential for cost savings.
SAO PAULO, May 31 Commodities trader Gavilon do
Brasil, a subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corp
, is being audited by Brazilian tax authorities,
according to two people who asked for anonymity to discuss the
SAO PAULO Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA on Thursday announced exclusive talks for a potential tie-up that would create one of the world's largest meat producers, according to securities filings.