Wagyu around the World - Brazil

Sadao Iizaki is President of the Brazilian Wagyu Association. The association, established in 1995, registers and promotes Wagyu and is Map of BrazilAssociação Brasileira dos Criadores Wagyu logobased north of São Paulo in Bragança Paulista.
There are more than 10,000 Wagyu in Brazil and they are owned by 25 producers. Wagyu steak sells for R$200 (reais) per kilogram.
Brazil is a stable beef exporter having embarked on herd rebuilding since 2007. With 22% growth in exports in 2013, Brazil has retained top position for volume primarily with sales to Hong Kong, Russia, Venezuela, Egypt and the European Union. The permits that were cancelled by Russia because of alleged ractopamine detections are being re-issued, together with new ones. 93 processors in Brazil have been licensed since 6th August, 2014 and they will be able to replace the 59,000 tonne beef, 338,000 tonne poultry and 450,000 tonne pork exports from USA, Canada and Australia that have been banned for 12 months by Russia effective from 7th August 2014.

Semen & Embryos accredited for export to South America:

NAME OF ANIMAL COL'R PRO CONTACT
Bald Ridge Henshin Red Sem Bald Ridge Wagyu
Bar R Sanjirou 4P Black Sem Lone Mountain + Bar R
Hirashige Tayasu Black Sem Westholme Wagyu
Hiroshi 766T Black Sem Lone Mountain Cattle
Itomoritaka Black Sem Westholme Wagyu
IWG Itomoritayasu 107 Black Sem Idaho Wagyu Genetics
IWG Judo 79Z Red Sem Idaho Wagyu Genetics
IWG Kimifuku 117 Black Sem Idaho Wagyu Genetics
IWG Rueshaw 74Z Red Sem Idaho Wagyu Genetics
IWG Umemaru 69Z Red Sem Idaho Wagyu Genetics
Kalanga Red Star C402 Red Sem Bald Ridge Wagyu
Kenichi 807T ³ Black Sem Lone Mountain Cattle
Kitateruyayasu Doi Black Sem Westholme Wagyu
Lake Wagyu C86 ¹ Black Sem Lake Wagyu
Lake Wagyu C87 ¹ Black Sem Lake Wagyu
Moyhu F054 ¹ Black Sem Lake Wagyu
Sumo Seisakushu C221 Red Sem Gabni Wagyu
Toshiro 723T Black Sem Lone Mountain
Westholme Itoyoshiharu ² Black Sem Westholme Wagyu
Westholme Kiyoyasu ² Black Sem Westholme Wagyu
Westholme Shigetanaka ² Black Sem Westholme Wagyu
Westholme Terutakanami ² Black Sem Westholme Wagyu
Westholme Teruyamanami ² Black Sem Westholme Wagyu
Yojimbo 6345 Red Sem Lone Mountain + Monarch Farms
Heart Brand Red Emperor
Gabni Rubi
Red Emb Idaho Wagyu Genetics
IWG Itomoritayasu 107 ♂
IWG Ms Kimifuku 022X ♀
Black Emb Idaho Wagyu Genetics
IWG Itomoritayasu 107 ♂
Ms CHR Kitaguni 245T♀
Black Emb Idaho Wagyu Genetics
IWG Kimifuku 117 ♂
IWG Ms Itoshigenami 023X ♀
Black Emb Idaho Wagyu Genetics
IWG Rueshaw
Coates Tsuki
Red Emb Idaho Wagyu Genetics
IWG Umemaru
Coates Taiyo
Red Emb Idaho Wagyu Genetics

Note ¹: Columbia and Uruguay

Note ²: Argentina, Brazil and Chile

Note ³: Mexico

Additional information

Associação Brasileira dos Criadores Wagyu website
Fazendas do Lago Agropecuária
Kobe Premium

References

Associação Brasileira dos Criadores Wagyu website
Blog do Lorençato 6th September 2011
Global Trade Atlas
Photos by Arnaldo Lorençato