2008: Poultry meat production on the rise in Germany

14-08-2008 | |

As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), 3.7 million tonnes of meat were commercially produced in Germany in the first half of 2008, which was 4.0% more than in the same period of the previous year.

Poultry meat production on the increase
With a total of 590,800 tonnes, the production of poultry meat was 8.1% larger than in the first half of 2007.

The production of beef (excluding veal) was 3.1% higher than in the same period of the previous year, reaching 563,600 tonnes.

Also, 2.5 million tonnes of pork (+3.4%), 19,600 tonnes of veal (-1.0%), 10,500 tonnes of sheep meat and 1,300 tonnes of goat and horse meat were produced.

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