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Meat production declines by almost 2% in Spain in 2023, with 7.4 million tons

Meat
Spain
Market & Price Trends
Published Mar 5, 2024

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In 2023, Spain's meat production experienced a 1.98% decline, totaling 7.42 million tons compared to the previous year's 7.57 million tons. This decrease was observed across all categories, except for poultry, which saw a 5.25% increase to 1.72 million tons. Despite a 3.49% drop, pork continued to be the primary meat produced at 4.85 million tons. Notably, sheep/goat meat production saw a significant reduction, and beef production also fell by 5.3% to 694,869 tons.
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Meat production fell by 1.98% in Spain last year, reaching 7.42 million tons, compared to the 7.57 million tons processed in slaughterhouses in 2022. All categories, except poultry, recorded declines , highlighting the case of the reduction in sheep/goats, according to the data provided by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPA). Pork continued to be the main source of meat production in the country, with 4.85 million tons processed, 3.49% less than in 2022. The second most important sector is poultry meat, from which 1.72 million tons and an increase of 5.25% in one year. The beef sector is next in importance, of which ...
Source: Agrodiario
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