Brazilian Confectionery Industry & Peanuts
A world of opportunities to be unveiled
Shrouded in the scenario of a dynamic and expanding economy and an exuberant food sector, Brazilian confectionery & peanuts industry integrates the best of Brazilian natural and human wealth to offer a confectionery with unique taste. A festival of colors and flavors going far beyond the already famous acai to reveal to the world candies made of fruits like guarana, acerola, cupuaçu, and other, associated with Brazilian specialties as cashew nuts and Brazil nuts. They are distinctive products with high added value and wide variety bringing in its essence the diversity and vibration of a people market by the creativity, joy and passion present in everything they do.
Brazilian confectionery & peanuts industry represents a market of approximately US$ 12.7 billion, according to Euromonitor, with strong potential for expansion – in 2016, Brazil will be the second confectionery market in the world. The local supply of quality raw materials such as sugar, cocoa and corn, offered by Brazilian agriculture, guarantee the raw material required for the expansion. The country is the third largest producer of candies and chocolates, only behind United States and Germany; and also the third largest peanut producer.
Brazilian confectionery products can be found in more than 140 countries on five continents. Sector’s exports in 2012 were US$ 335.8 billion and have a ahead a huge potential for expansion, supported in a differentiated and quality production. Present in major international fairs of the confectionery sector, the 50 export companies gathered in Abicab, under the Sweet Brasil brand, unveil to the international market a broad, with excellence, offer, valued with the colors, tastes and cultural richness expressed from North to South of the country.
In the DNA of Sweet Brasil brand is the commitment to maintain investments in enhancement of production technology processes, modernization of industries, focusing on research and innovation in order to offer to international markets premium products that ensure health, convenience, pleasure and sustainability. Functional foods, for instance, count on a constantly growing offer and new products such as candies with supplements as gelatin candy with vitamins A, B and D; caramels with calcium; gum energetic candies; and many other attractions.
In the DNA of Sweet Brazil brand is, above all, the excitement of producing the best with dedication and joy – an uplifting energy that makes the difference in the differentiated production of Brazilian confectionery & peanuts industry.