Currently 329 families of farmers from some areas of Colombia have been impacted by the production of Nativa beer.
This is the first cassava starch-based beer in Bavaria’s portfolio, which Nativa launched at the end of last year; and part of the beverage company’s commitment to the future of Colombian agriculture based on innovation in the use of raw materials for beer production. With a view to finding new products that involve peasant families.
To date, 329 farming families in Córdoba, Sucre and Bolívar have been impacted by the project, according to company figures. In general figures, the brand calculates that the project has 1,316 total beneficiaries, considering the farmers and their families. the company expects to continue generating a multiplier effect in the region in the coming years.
“We have made ambitious commitments in this matter, for example, our Native Beer, made from cassava starch, with which we have linked hundreds of families of farmers from Bolívar, Córdoba and Sucre through the Contract Farming mechanism. , boosting the economy and competitiveness of agriculture in the Caribbean Region,” he said, “In Bavaria we know that the countryside is an engine of development for Colombia and a key link in our value chain, said Samira Fadul, Vice President of Corporate Affairs of the company.
On the other hand, these new initiatives include the implementation of a training program in rural skills that involves the financial, commercial and good agricultural practices dimensions. Bavaria, its Foundation and the Corporation for the Participatory and Sustainable Development of Small Rural Producers – PBA, established an alliance that seeks to promote the associative, commercial and productive strengthening of organizations of small cassava farmers in Bolívar, Córdoba and Sucre.
Just as this company seeks to involve farmers to achieve sustainable development in some regions; it is sought to establish that both Colombia, Latin America and the world achieve a much more productive development both in the field and in agribusiness with IRAIC AGRI that favors a great impulse of the cultivated products and their derivatives towards a potentialization of new markets and global positioning that facilitates self-sustainability and guarantees broad business continuity that lasts over time. Published by Iraic.info, a news and information agency.