Femagri 2023: more than 30 thousand visitors an BRL 200 mln in businesses

Femagri 2023: more than 30 thousand visitors an BRL 200 mln in businesses

More than 30 thousand coffee growers attended the FEMAGRI 2023, organized by the Brazilian co-op.

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FEMAGRI – Cooxupé’s Fair of Agricultural Machines, Implements and Inputs – releases a positive balance of 2023 edition. Until February 10, at 3:30 pm, the event registered BRL 212 mln in businesses, in 9.5 thousand quotes. All in all, the presence of nearly 35 thousand coffee growers during the three days is also remarkable.  

“We’re glad to receive our members, after two years of fair in a virtual environment. Far beyond being a place for meetings, FEMAGRI has proven the interest and necessity of coffee producers to invest in their businesses, seeking sustainability, quality and leverage the potential of their crops. For that purpose, our role, as a co-op, is to provide each one of them the access to technology and innovation according to the each one’s reality and production size.”

Carlos Augusto Rodrigues de Melo, President Director of Cooxupé


FEMAGRI was held in Guaxupé, South of Minas Gerais, Brazil, from 8 to 10 of February 2023. More than 12 thousand products, from screw nuts to harvesting machines, composed the business scenario.

As a matter of fact, one of the benefits to Cooxupé’s member farmers was the possibility to buy products and pay with coffee. In addition, the operation, known as barter, may be divided in 3 or 4 annual parcels. Another opportunity aimed at small producers – namely, those who participate in the Brazilian Program for the Strengthening of Family Farming – was the differential in interest rates of 6% per year. It’s worth remembering that 97% of Cooxupé’s members are small or mini farmers.

107 thousand m2 with 120 providers and 12 thousand products,

Indeed, Cooxupé is composed of more than 18 thousand members. They produce Arabica coffee in the regions of South, Cerrado and Matas in Minas Gerais, and Media Mogiana in the State of São Paulo. About 80% of the cooperative’s activities are related to exportation of green coffee beans to clients in more than 50 countries.