The Italian Lodo Guide competition, the oldest and most traditional for extra virgin olive oils, announced Azeite Sabiá as “Company of the Year”, an extraordinary, unprecedented feat that places Brazil at the highest level of quality in the world. Commercially launched in 2020, Azeite Sabiá is the only one produced in two of the best Brazilian terroirs: Encruzilhada do Sul (RS) and St. Antônio do Pinhal (SP). In its fourth commercial harvest, the brand, created by producers Bob Costa and Bia Pereira, has already collected 86 international awards, five types of olive oil and the well-being line, with moisturizer and oil-based soap.
Fogo celebrates one year
It is with a strong team from the Capital’s gastronomic scene that Fogo de Porto Alegre, a restaurant specializing in grilled dishes, celebrates its first year. Every Wednesday in September he hosts special dinners. It started on the 6th and ends on the 27th. Gabriel Rossi, who runs the Italian Bottega Maria, takes over the counter at Fogo on the 13th and Marcelo Gonçalves, from the traditional Pâtissier, will cook at Fogo on the 20th. Each dinner will have an exclusive menu and served a single night.
Fritz & Frida expands mix
Fritz & Frida, from Ivoti (RS), an exclusive brand from Delly’s, is expanding its product mix with new options for the food service and retail market. The 4.1 kg tomato sauce and 250 g options from the soft drinks line become part of the brand’s portfolio, as well as three new types of biscuits: honey bread, glazed and mignon. Frilar, focused on hygiene and cleaning, launches its line of toilet paper with double ply, high softness and smoothness, with packages of 4 to 12 rolls of 30 meters.
The podcast industry
More content and interactivity will mark the recordings of the Plano de Voo podcast at Mercopar this year in Caxias do Sul. During the four days of the fair, which takes place in October, the public will be able to follow the recording schedule of the program produced by Padrinho Conteúdo in a grandstand , using headphones and a large screen that will broadcast live content generated directly from the studio set up at the event. The action is signed by the Sebrae Industry Hub.
This year, Wilson Sons recorded a strong increase in pork exports in Tecon Rio Grande. They grew 57% in the first seven months of the year, compared to the same period in 2022, driven by Asian countries. The main destinations were China, Hong Kong and Singapore. In the period, pork exports through the Rio Grande do Sul terminal totaled 7,199 TEU (unit corresponding to a 20-foot container), equivalent to 3,620 containers, against 4,578 TEU (2,307 containers) in the accumulated period from January to July 2022.