Winter poultry consumption up in India
season and a steady rise in winter consumption may lead to a hike in poultry
and New Year festivities, increased the demand for poultry products, and are now
followed the festival Pongal this month, which is expected to support the rising
consumption of chicken.
The National Egg Co-ordination Committee (NECC), Namakkal, has
hiked egg prices 10%. Palladam-based Broiler Co-ordination Committee (BCC) has
chosen to fix the wholesale price 6% higher, considering the sustained
â€œDuring the last winter, we exported between 2 - 2.5 million eggs per
day to the North and this year also we plan to export in similar numbers,â€ said
Dr. P Selvaraj, chairman, NECC. Trade sources in Namakkal anticipated the
current price trend to last through January.
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