RIO DE JANEIRO - For foreigners who live in the region, it is no secret: the three southernmost Brazilian states - Paraná, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul - consider themselves 'almost' Europeans.
Much more than residents of other states in this country of continental dimensions, they closely observe the old continent and quickly adopt trends that manifest themselves there, such as organic farming.
According to the study "Geographic variation in the occurrence of registered organic corn producers in Brazil" which is based on data from the National Registry of Organic Producers (CNPO), an agency linked to the Ministry of . . .