White and Black Pepper
In new world, the tropical countries have the potential to cultivate pepper. However, only Brazil is in the pepper trade in an appreciable manner. Thus the quantity produced in the new world is not adequate to meet the demand of the continent. Therefore, pepper is imported to new world from rest of the world, especially from Asia, to fill the void. The major players in pepper industry are located right opposite to Brazil in the other side of the globe, providing low freight cost advantageous position to Brazil to the Americas market. Thus the study is focused to evaluate the degree to which Brazil has exploited this location advantage. In this analysis to minimize the annual variations in production, imports and exports three year means, for most recent years, from 2007 to 2009 were used.
Cheese roll, cheese buns, cheese breads, pão de queijo, chipá, or cuñapé, are a variety of small, baked, cheese-flavored rolls, a popular snack and breakfast food in Bolivia, Brazil (specially in the state of Minas Gerais), Paraguay and northern Argentina. Its origin is uncertain; it is speculated[by whom?] that the recipe has existed since the eighteenth century in Minas Gerais (Brazil), but it became popular throughout the country after the 1950s. It’s also widely eaten in northern Argentina. In countries where the snack is popular, it is inexpensive and often sold from street side stands by vendors carrying a heat-preserving container. In Brazil, it’s very commonly found in groceries, supermarkets and bakeries, industrialized and/or freshly made.
The Southwest and South are the top milk producing regions in Brazil. In August 2015, there was an increase of almost 7 percent in milk production in southern Brazil ( from the three producing states of Rio Grande do Sul, Parana and Santa Catarina) compared to August 2012. Rio Grande do Sul decreased milk production in the first quarter as a result of unfavorable weather conditions, but production recovered in the second half of 2016..
Kidney beans are a variety of the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris), a legume native to Central America and Mexico. The common bean is an important food crop, and a major source of protein throughout the world. Used in a variety of traditional dishes, kidney beans are usually eaten well cooked. Raw or improperly cooked kidney beans are toxic (1), but well prepared beans can be a healthy component of a well-balanced diet. .
Corn oil is extracted from the germ of corn. The germ is the small germinating part of the seed, which grows into a new maize plant. These germs are rich in nutrients and oils. There are various methods of extracting oil from the seed germs. However, the best oil in terms of health benefits is the cold pressed oil. The oil when extracted is dense and needs to be refined before it is used for cooking purposes. One can also use unrefined oil as it contains more of health boosting plant phytochemicals. The common process of making corn oil involves expeller pressing. The oil is then treated with a solvent. After that it is refined which gets rid of free fatty acids. Finally, it is sent through steam distillation to get rid of volatile organic compounds. However, this process leads to loss of useful compounds and also leads to contamination with the solvent, although very small..
Soybean oil is the edible oil extracted from soybean seeds. It is the most popular and largely used cooking oils in the world according to the US agricultural services data information. Soybean is one of the ancient crops cultivated in Chinese inlands and only a few hundred years ago, was introduced to rest of the world. Today, it is one of the widely cultivated commercial field crops grown in the U.S, Brazil, Argentina, China and India..
Black beans protect heart health in numerous ways, one of the most important being that they reduceinflammation. Black beans nutrition contains high levels of phytonutrients- especially flavonoids called delphinidin, petunidin, and malvidin- which studies have shown work to control lipid (fat) metabolism and to positively aid in cholesterol excretion. (1, 2) Black beans are also exceptionally high in soluble fiber, which is the type of dietary fiber that is associated with fighting heart disease by helping to balance unhealthy cholesterol levels. Studies have found that a diet high in dietary fiber, especially from bean and legume sources, is protective against heart disease, cardiac arrest, and stroke.
Wheat is probably the most common cereal available all over the world and is in even higher demand in recent years due to its abundant health benefits. Over the years, it has shown itself to be one of the most successful and sustainable cereals crops in the world. It originated in southwestern Asia, but today it is grown in countless countries. Commonly, wheat cultivation is done at higher latitudes and is primarily used for baking bread products. Foods like bread, pasta, crackers, bagels, cakes, and muffins are just a few common examples of wheat sources. Wheat is believed to be one of the most wholesome food items, and it ensures a diet rich in nutrients. .