According to a study carried out by the Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock of Brazil (CNA), Brazil’s Southeast region is responsible for 40.87% of all fruit and vegetable production in the country. The survey is the result of the construction of a map that depicts the production and export of vegetables in Brazil.
According to the study, the mesoregion with the highest concentration is Bauru (SP), which represents 5.36% of all national production of fruits and vegetables, especially oranges. Then comes the Campinas (SP) mesoregion, responsible for 4.38%, with an emphasis on oranges and tomatoes.
The Northeast region is the second largest producer of fruits and vegetables in Brazil, with a 21.58% share. Then comes the South region (17.33%), the North region with 14.46% and the Midwest region with 5.76%. The mesoregion of Northwest Pará stands for 4.64% of the national production of fruits and vegetables, with emphasis on açaí, cocoa and cassava.