Carla Aranha

Carla joined Czarnikow in 2022 having previously worked at Exame and Valor, leading economic media outlets in Brazil, where she developed projects and news coverage focusing on the agribusiness and commodities markets. Carla is responsible for writing content, providing interesting article´s subjects and reports as well as producing press releases together with the marketing team.

Peanuts and Aflatoxin: Myths and Facts

  • Aflatoxin can affect poorly stored and processed peanuts.
  • It is carcinogenic/mutagenic in humans and animals.
  • In recent years Brazil has enhanced its aflatoxin controls for peanuts.

Carla Aranha

3 days ago

4 min read

Brazil’s Production of Peanuts Soars

  • Peanut production in Brazil increased by 154% between 2014 and 2023.
  • Expansion in demand and global prices have been driving up production.
  • Peanuts are used in human food, industry, and agriculture.

Carla Aranha

1 week ago

3 min read

What the New BRICS Represents for Brazilian Agriculture and Global Trade

  • Six countries will join the BRICS in January 2024, including Saudi Arabia and Argentina.
  • The expanded BRICs will represent 37% of global GDP and 32% of the planet’s area.
  • Agricultural trade and investments in renewable energy and logistics could grow.

Carla Aranha

3 months ago

6 min read

How Will El Niño Affect Brazilian Agriculture?

  • El Niño should be beneficial for soybean planting in the South.
  • In the Midwest, the climate should be drier, which could delay the start of grain planting.
  • The impact of El Niño, however, can only be measured in the coming months.

Carla Aranha

6 months ago

4 min read

Brazil Turns Port Waste into Alcohol

  • Alcohol is made from sugar and grain waste from the port of Santos.
  • Other ports, such as Busan, South Korea, have recycling programs in place.
  • The objective is to meet sustainability goals and avoid sending waste to landfills.

Carla Aranha

6 months ago

4 min read