Onion is one of the largest vegetable crops in Brazil. According information we estimated on the project above mentioned we found out onion is the specie in the third position in volume and fourth position in value among the ones we included on the project.
Brazilian agribusiness has had a significant increase in the past few years. For example, the grain production in Brazil increased from 96 to 160 million tons in the last 10 years. During the same period the planted area increased only by 25%, reaching approximately 50 million hectares.