By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The coffee industry in the state of Rio de Janeiro is looking to reestablish itself as a leading producer in Brazil with R$1.7 million investments in a coffee "rebeneficiamento" operation used for grading and sorting raw coffee beans. The goal is to offer better quality coffee beans at a competitive price and provide stronger financial results for coffee producers in the region.
The equipment, purchased with funds from BNDES, passed through the Sustainable Rural Development Strategy - DRS, will allow the top quality coffee in the region, which previously went . . .