On International Beer Day, the sector celebrates growth in Brazil

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Published Aug 5, 2023

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The International Beer Day is coming up this Friday, and the beer sector in Brazil has been experiencing strong growth, with 180 new breweries opening last year. However, Brazil still imports 99% of the hops used in beer production. Despite this, there are efforts to promote hop planting in Brazil to reduce dependence on imports.
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This Friday (04/08) is the International Beer Day. The sector grew 11.6% in Brazil in 2022, with the opening of 180 new breweries last year. The numbers from the Beer Yearbook, recently released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, point to a strong development trend in the sector in the country, which still imports 99% of the hops consumed nationally. Hops – the raw material of beer About 90% of all hops used in the world come from the USA and Germany because of the climate conditions as hops adapt to colder regions. However, there are studies and technical field trials being carried out in Brazil so that hop planting will gain more and more prominence in Brazilian lands adapted to the tropical climate. The State of São Paulo is responsible for the largest number of breweries in the country (387), followed by Rio Grande do Sul (310) and Minas Gerais (222). Internationally, Brazil ranks third in the world's largest beer producer, behind only China and the United States. ...
Source: Climatempo
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