Brazil: Tomato, passion fruit and jute, malva from north-northeast enter PGPAF bonus product list

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Published Oct 9, 2021

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Added to the list of products entitled to bonuses from the Price Guarantee Program for Family Farming (PGPAF) this month were tomatoes from the states of Piauí and Sergipe, passion fruit from Alagoas, and dolled jute/malva from Amazonas . The calculation of the bonus is made by the National Supply Company (Conab), based on the prices received by producers in September, valid for the period from October 10th to November 9th, according to the list released this Friday (8th). ) in the Diário Oficial da União. The products were included in the list due to the low price in the market, especially for tomatoes, which benefited from the rainy weather of the northeastern winter, which helped to increase production. Competition from other states' crops may also have contributed to the drop in prices. Tomato farmers in Piauí and Sergipe will receive a guarantee bonus of 32.38% and 14.29%, respectively, based on a respective average market value of R$0.71 and R$0.90 per kilogram. The passion ...
Source: Conab
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