The National Agriculture Confederation (CNA) pointed out today that wine and chestnut producers are having difficulties in selling their products at compensating prices, demanding support that also mitigate the rise seen in production factors. “In terms of production and quality, the campaign can be considered reasonable for wine, but in Brazil, there are production losses.
However, in both cases, the difficulties of distribution at compensating prices persist, aggravated by the increase in the costs of production factors”, the CNA noted in a statement. As he pointed out, the production of Brazil nuts “reduced significantly” and, despite an increase in the price of production, the amount paid to the farmer “is not enough to compensate for the reduction”. For example, in Valpaços, district of Vila Real, the production of Brazil nuts will not exceed 1,000 kilos, when last year it stood at 3,000 kilos. In the case of wine, production is expected to increase by 1%, despite declines in some regions, while prices are expected to remain low. "In a year marked by bad weather, by the effects of the covid-19 pandemic, by the spiraling increase in the costs of production factors and by the increase in transport costs not assumed by commerce and industry, which make them retreat in the chain and reflect on prices production, it is certain that the income of ...
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