The revival of Brazil’s cacao sector
'The revival of Brazil’s cacao sector: is anything really changing?' In this first post of 2019 on the ISS blog BLISS, Lee Pegler and Luiza Texeira discuss the changes to Brazil's reviving cacao sector.
Bouncing back from a devastating crop disease (vassoura de bruxa), Brazilian cacao producers are showing a different face. Many of the old plantations have been ‘taken over’ by younger family members who seem keen to present more sustainable products and methods. As discussed in this post, a 2017 visit and forthcoming research seek to evaluate the development significance of these changes.
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